47th Chief Justice of India
- 30 Oct 2019
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Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, has been appointed as the 47th Chief Justice of India (CJI), by the President.
- He will take oath as the CJI on 18th November 2019 , a day after incumbent Ranjan Gogoi demits office.
- He will have a tenure of 17 months and would demit office on 23rd April, 2021.
- As per convention, outgoing CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommended the name of Justice Bobde, the most senior judge of the Supreme Court as his successor.
- The Chief Justice of India and the Judges of the Supreme Court are appointed by the President under clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution.