Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde appointed next CJI

DN Bureau

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde was on Tuesday appointed as the 47th Chief Justice of India, sources in the government said.

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde
Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde

New Delhi: Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde was on Tuesday appointed as the 47th Chief Justice of India, sources in the government said.

Justice Bobde, 63, will take oath as the CJI on November 18, a day after incumbent Ranjan Gogoi demits office.

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He will have a tenure of 17 months and would demit office on April 23, 2021.

His Warrant of Appointment have been signed by President Ram Nath Kovind and a formal notification is expected shortly, the sources said. (PTI)

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