Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde was appointed as the 47th Chief Justice of India. The 63 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.
Principal Secretary to PM, Dr PK Mishra, presented the warrant of appointment to Chief Justice-Designate Justice Bobde.