Chief justice of India
The Chief Justice of India is the supreme of India’s judicial system. The whole Indian judiciary is led by the Chief Justice of India. Also, The chief justice is the Supreme Court’s chief justice They are in charge of allocating cases and appointing constitutional benches that deal with critical legal issues. charge of allocating cases and appointing constitutional benches to address key legal issues. Article 145 of the constitution grants them this authority to assign relevant subjects to the bench of justices. At present, Uday Umesh Lalit is appointed as the new Chief Justice of India. This article describes the role of the Chief Justice of India and their term. key facts about India’s Chief Justice.
Chief justice of India Name
Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud is the 50th and current Chief Justice of India.Justice Chandrachud was sworn in as Chief Justice of India by President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
His term will end on November 10, 2024. Justice Chandrachud is the second-oldest Supreme Court justice, and she retires at the age of 65.
YV Chandrachud, his father, served as India’s 16th Chief Justice from February 2, 1978, until July 11, 1985.
Present Chief Justice of India- चीफ जस्टिस ऑफ इंडिया
धनंजय यशवंत चंद्रचूड़ भारत के 50 वें और वर्तमान मुख्य न्यायाधीश हैं। न्यायमूर्ति चंद्रचूड़ को राष्ट्रपति द्रौपदी मुर्मू ने राष्ट्रपति भवन में भारत के मुख्य न्यायाधीश के रूप में शपथ दिलाई।
उनका कार्यकाल 10 नवंबर, 2024 को समाप्त होगा। न्यायमूर्ति चंद्रचूड़ सर्वोच्च न्यायालय के दूसरे सबसे पुराने न्यायाधीश हैं, और वह 65 वर्ष की आयु में सेवानिवृत्त होती हैं।
Current Chief justice of India Supreme Court
The chief justice of India is the chief justice of the Supreme Court of India and the highest-ranking officer of the Indian federal court system. The Indian Constitution empowers the president of India to nominate the next chief justice, in consultation with the departing chief justice, who will serve until they reach the age of 65 or are removed by impeachment.
The chief justice is responsible for allocating cases and appointing constitutional benches that deal with key legal issues as the head of the Supreme Court. In accordance with Article 145 of the Indian Constitution and the Supreme Court Rules of Procedure of 1966, the chief justice delegated all work to the other judges, who were obligated to refer the matter back to them (for re-allocation) in any case where they felt it needed to be reviewed by a larger bench of more judges.
On the administrative side, the chief justice is responsible for roster maintenance, the appointment of court officials, and general and miscellaneous concerns connected to the Supreme Court’s supervision and operation.
50th chief justice of India
The 50th Chief Justice of India, DY Chandrachud, took the oath of office on Wednesday. He served as the National Legal Services Authority’s former ex-officio executive chairman while serving as the Supreme Court of India’s senior-most judge (or judge after the Chief Justice). He has also served as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court and a Bombay High Court judge.
He was schooled at Delhi and Harvard University before practicing law for Sullivan & Cromwell and the Bombay High Court. He is the son of the longest-serving Chief Justice, Y. V. Chandrachud. A judge of the Bombay High Court, he later rose to the position of Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court.
49th Chief Justice of India 2022
Justice Uday Umesh Lalit is appointed as the 49th Chief Justice of India. justice U.U.Lalit Plagiarized Lalit was born in Solapur, Maharashtra, on November 9, 1957. In his early career, Lalit was admitted to the Maharashtra and Goa Bar Council as an advocate in June 1983. He formerly served as a Supreme Court of India Judge. Prior to being appointed to the bench, he worked as a senior counsel at the Supreme Court. Justice Lalit is one of six senior counsels appointed by the Supreme Court directly.
On August 27, 2022, Justice Uday Umesh Lalit is appointed as the new Chief Justice of India. Droupadi Murmu, President of India, administered the oath of office to Justice Lalit at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Chief Justice of India 2021
Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana is the 48th chief Justice of India in 2021. Justice NV Ramana was appointed as the Chief Justice of India by former Indian president Ram Nath Kovid .on April 23, 2021, the day NV Ramana takes his oath as the 48th Chief Justice of India. His tenure as CJI was 1 year, 124 days. Justice NV Ramana retired from CJI on 26th August 2022,
Earlier He was a Supreme Court of India judge, the chief justice of the Delhi High Court, and the interim chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court. He has also served as the Andhra Pradesh Judicial Academy’s president.
First Chief Justice of India
The First Cheif Justice of India is H.J Kania and his tenure is 26 January 1950- 6 November 1951.
Chief Justice of India: List
Here is a complete list of all chief justice of India listed below from 1950 to the present.
|No.||Chief Justice of India||Tenure|
|1||H.J Kania||26 January 1950 – 6 November 1951|
|2||M. Patanjali Sastri||7 November 1951 – 3 January 1954|
|3||Mehr Chand Mahajan||4 January 1954 – 22 December 1954|
|4||Bijan Kumar Mukherjea||23 December 1954 – 31 January 1956|
|5||Sudhi Ranjan Das||1 February 1956 – 30 September 1959|
|6||Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha||1 October 1959 – 31 January 1964|
|7||P. B. Gajendragadkar||1 February 1964 – 15 March 1966|
|8||Amal Kumar Sarkar||16 March 1966 – 29 June 1966|
|9||Koka Subba Rao||30 June 1966 – 11 April 1967|
|10||Kailas Nath Wanchoo||12 April 1967 – 24 February 1968|
|11||Mohammad Hidayatullah||25 February 1968 – 16 December 1970|
|12||Jayantilal Chhotalal Shah||17 December 1970 – 21 January 1971|
|13||Sarv Mittra Sikri||22 January 1971 – 25 April 1973|
|14||A. N. Ray||26 April 1973 – 27 January 1977|
|15||Mirza Hameedullah Beg||29 January 1977 – 21 February 1978|
|16||Y. V. Chandrachud||22 February 1978 – 11 July 1985|
|17||P. N. Bhagwati||12 July 1985 – 20 December 1986|
|18||Raghunandan Swarup Pathak||21 December 1986 – 18 June 1989|
|19||Engalaguppe Seetharamaiah Venkataramiah||19 June 1989 – 17 December 1989|
|20||Sabyasachi Mukharji||18 December 1989 – 25 September 1990|
|21||Ranganath Misra||26 September 1990 – 24 November 1991|
|22||Kamal Narain Singh||25 November 1991 – 12 December 1991|
|23||Madhukar Hiralal Kania||13 December 1991 – 17 November 1992|
|24||Lalit Mohan Sharma||18 November 1992 – 11 February 1993|
|25||M. N. Venkatachaliah||12 February 1993 – 24 October 1994|
|26||Aziz Mushabber Ahmadi||25 October 1994 – 24 March 1997|
|27||J. S. Verma||25 March 1997 – 17 January 1998|
|28||Madan Mohan Punchhi||18 January 1998 – 9 October 1998|
|29||Adarsh Sein Anand||10 October 1998 – 31 October 2001|
|30||Sam Piroj Bharucha||1 November 2001 – 5 May 2002|
|31||Bhupinder Nath Kirpal||6 May 2002 – 7 November 2002|
|32||Gopal Ballav Pattanaik||8 November 2002 – 18 December 2002|
|33||V. N. Khare||19 December 2002 – 1 May 2004|
|34||S. Rajendra Babu||2 May 2004 – 31 May 2004|
|35||Ramesh Chandra Lahoti||1 June 2004 – 31 October 2005|
|16||Yogesh Kumar Sabharwal||1 November 2005 – 13 January 2007|
|17||K. G. Balakrishnan||14 January 2007 – 12 May 2010|
|18||S. H. Kapadia||12 May 2010 – 28 September 2012|
|19||Altamas Kabir||29 September 2012 – 18 July 2013|
|40||P. Sathasivam||19 July 2013 – 26 April 2014|
|41||Rajendra Mal Lodha||27 April 2014 – 27 September 2014|
|42||H. L. Dattu||28 September 2014 – 2 December 2015|
|43||T. S. Thakur||3 December 2015 – 3 January 2017|
|44||Jagdish Singh Khehar||4 January 2017 – 27 August 2017|
|45||Dipak Misra||28 August 2017 – 2 October 2018|
|46||Ranjan Gogoi||3 October 2018 – 17 November 2019|
|47||Sharad Arvind Bobde||18 November 2019 – 23 April 2021|
|48||NV Ramana||23 April 2021 – 26 August 2022|
|49||Uday Umesh Lalit||27 August 2022 – 8 November 2022|
|50||DY Chandrachud||9 November 2022 – Incumbent|
Chief justice of India: Key facts
•The first Indian Chief Justice was Justice Harilal Jekisundas Kania.
•Kamal Narain Singh was the Supreme Court’s shortest-serving Chief Justice of India, serving for only 17 days from November 21st to December 12th, 1991.
•Justice Y. V. Chandrachud, on the other side, is India’s longest-serving Chief Justice, having served for 2696 days.
•Fatimah Beevi was the first woman judge and the first woman Supreme Court Judge in India.
•The Chief Justice of India is appointed by the President of India and may only be removed by Parliament through an impeachment procedure.
•India’s Chief Justice presents his resignation to the country’s President.
Chief justice of India: Salary
According to the Department of Justice information, the pay of the Chief Justice of India would now be Rs 2.8 lakh per month. After retirement, CJI will receive Rs.16,80,000/- per annum as pension with a gratuity of Rs.20,00,000/-. While Supreme Court judges and chief justices of high courts will receive salaries of Rs 2.50 lakh, after retirement, they will receive Rs.15,00,000/- per annum as pension with a gratuity of Rs.20,00,000/-.
Chief justice of India: FAQs
Q. Who is the Chief justice of India 2022?
DY Chandrachud is the new Chief Justice of India 2022.
Q. Who appointed the Chief justice of India?
On November 9,2022 DY Chandrachud is appointed as the new Chief Justice of India. President of India by President of India, Droupadi Murmu.
Q.Who is the first women Chief justice of India?
Justice Fatimah Beevi was the first woman judge and the first woman Supreme Court Judge in India.
Q. Who appoints the Chief justice of India?
The Chief Justice of India is appointed by the President of India.
Q. Who is the longest-serving chief justice of India?
Justice Y. V. Chandrachud, on the other side, is India’s longest-serving Chief Justice, having served for 2696 days.