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Justice DY Chandrachud is the 50th Chief Justice of India – Fast Hindi News

New Delhi: Justice DY Chandrachud was on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Justice of India, replacing Justice Uday Umesh Lalit, who resigned.

President Draupadi Murmu administered the oath of office to Justice DY Chandrachud at the swearing-in ceremony of Rashtrapati Bhavan. Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and others participated.

Chief Justice UU Lalit, who retired on November 9, is being replaced by Justice Chandrachud.

50th Chief Justice of the country

Justice DY Chandrachud, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court of India, on Wednesday became the 50th Chief Justice of the country. He will remain in office till November 10, 2024.

Last month, the central government appointed a Supreme Court judge, Dr. Announced the appointment of Justice Dhananjay Yashwant Chandrachud.

According to the press release, “The President is pleased to appoint Dr. Justice Dhananjay Yashwant Chandrachud, Judge of the Supreme Court, as the Chief Justice of India with effect from November 9, 2022, to exercise the power conferred by clause (2) . ) of Article 124 of the Constitution of India.”

For the first time in the history of judiciary: Father and son have served as Chief Justice

Justice YV Chandrachud, the father of Justice Chandrachud, served as the 16th Chief Justice of India from February 2, 1978 to July 11, 1985.

This is the first time in the history of the judiciary that a father and son have served as the Chief Justice.

Justice Chandrachud, his work

Justice Chandrachud is known as a progressive and liberal judge in the country. They are considered extremely sensitive to the fundamental rights of citizens, and their most distinctive feature is their tough stance towards abusers.

On 13 May 2016, Justice Chandrachud, who was born on 11 November 1959, was appointed to the Supreme Court.

From October 31, 2013 until his appointment to the Supreme Court, he served as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court.

From 29 March 2000 until his appointment as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court, Justice Chandrachud was a judge of the Bombay High Court.

From 1998 until his appointment as a judge in the Bombay High Court, he was also the Additional Solicitor General of India. In June 1998, the Bombay High Court designated him as a Senior Advocate.


जस्टिस डीवाई चंद्रचूड़ भारत के 50वें मुख्य न्यायाधीश हैं



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