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Justice SA Bobde appointed next Chief Justice of India, to take oath on 18 November

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde will succeed incumbent Ranjan Gogoi, who will retire on 17 November. Bobde will have a tenure of 17 months and would demit office on 23 April 2021.

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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.

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.


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