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Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde Appointed as 47th Chief Justice of India


Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde Appointed as 47th Chief Justice of India



Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde was appointed as the 47th Chief Justice of India.

Justice Bobde will take oath as the CJI on November 18th, a day after incumbent Ranjan Gogoi demits office.

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi had recommended the name of the next senior most judge in the Supreme Court pecking order, Justice Bobde, as his successor as per convention.

A judge since 2000, Justice Bobde joined the Bombay High Court as an additional judge. He was appointed as the chief justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on October 2012. In April 2013, he was elevated to the Supreme Court.