Justice Dipak Misra is sworn in as Chief Justice of India

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Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of India on Monday in Rashtrapati Bhavan. The oath was administered by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Justice Dipak Misra takes oath as the Chief Justice of India
Justice Dipak Misra takes oath as the Chief Justice of India

New Delhi: Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of India on Monday in Rashtrapati Bhavan. The oath was adminstered by President Ram Nath Kovind.

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

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According to reports, Justice Misra was nominated last month by CJI Khehar for the top judicial post.

64-year-old Justice Misra has practised in Constitutional, Civil, Criminal, Revenue, Service and Sales Tax matters in the Orissa High Court and the Service Tribunal.

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Justice Misra became the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court on May 24, 2010 and got promoted as a Judge in the Supreme Court of India on October 10, 2011. ( With ANI Inputs)








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