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Justice DY Chandrachud takes oath as 50th CJI CJI
Justice Chandrachud taking oath as CJI | Image Credit: Screenshot grab from Twitter video of President of India

Justice DY Chandrachud takes oath as 50th CJI

IBNS | @indiablooms | 09 Nov 2022, 10:55 am

New Delhi/IBNS: Justice DY Chandrachud on Wednesday took oath as the 50th Chief Justice of India (CJI) of India, media reports said.

Justice Chandrachud's oath of office was administered by President Droupadi Murmu at a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

Justice Chandrachud, who succeeded Justice UU Lalit as the CJI, will continue to remain in his office till Nov 10, 2024 when he retires.

Prior to his appointment to the Supreme Court, he served as the Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court since Oct 31, 2013.

He also served as a Judge of the Bombay High Court from Mar 2000 to Oct 2013.

Justice Chandrachud was the Additional Solicitor General of India during 1998-2000.