Published On : Mon, Aug 28th, 2017

Justice Dipak Misra sworn-in as 45th CJI

Justice Dipak Misra was today sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India.

At a brief ceremony in the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan, President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to Misra.

Justice Misra, 64, assumes office following the retirement of Justice J S Khehar yesterday.

Justice Misra will remain in office till October 2, 2018.

As per the established practice, Justice Khehar had named Misra as the next CJI last month.