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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as India’s Chief Justice

New Delhi, 28 August, (Asiantribune.com):

: Justice Dipak Misra, the senior most judge of India was sworn in as 45th Chief Justice of India.

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

63-year-old Justice Dipak Misra, led the bench that awarded death sentence to Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon and Nirbhaya case accused.

The causelist uploaded on the Supreme Court website shows that Chief Justice Misra will be sharing the bench with justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud on Monday.

The causelist uploaded on the Supreme Court website shows that Chief Justice Misra will be sharing the bench with justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud on Monday.

The bench headed by CJI Misra will be hearing 72 cases on Monday, including the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) ban case.

As CJI, Misra will hold office for the next 13 months, till 2 October 2018.

- Asian Tribune -

Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as India’s Chief Justice
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