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Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as 45th Chief Justice of India

Last Updated: Monday, 28 August 2017 (11:06 IST)
New Delhi: Justice was today sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India.Justice Misra was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan.He succeeds Justice J S Khehar, who retired as CJI yesterday .

Also present at the oath taking ceremony of Justice Misra were Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi .The senior-most judge of the Supreme Court after Justice Khehar, Justice Misra led the bench, which rejected the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's appeal to stop his execution. (UNI)
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