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Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as Chief Justice of India

President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to the newly appointed CJI at Rashtrapati Bhawan. He has succeeded former Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar who demitted office earlier on Monday

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 28 Aug 2017 3:30 AM GMT

Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as Chief Justice of India
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New Delhi: Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Monday.

President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to the newly appointed CJI at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

He has succeeded former Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar who demitted office earlier on Monday.

Also read: Justice Khehar’s short tenure as CJI saw two landmark verdicts

Chief Justice Misra will preside over the top court for 13 months and six days.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated the newly appointed CJI.

https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/902027246944231424

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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