Justice Srinivasan, an Indo-American was selected to be a judge of the American Supreme Court by the president Obama. The American Congress is yet to approve of this selection, which is just a formality. Justice Sreekanth Srinivasan of Tamilnadu was born in Chandigarh. His parents migrated to the US in the 1960s. Justice Srinivasan was at present an appeals judge in DC Circuit Court. He will be the first US Supreme Court judge of Indian origin.
Incidentally, Justice Srinivasan’s father T.P. Srinivasan was a friend of former prime minister Manmohan Singh, when Singh was a faculty member at the Economics department of Punjab university. T.P. Srinivasan worked as a lecturer at the university.