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Bobde Sworn as 47th chief justice of India

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New Delhi : Bobde appointed as the 47 th chief justice of India .Today morning 9..30 president of india administers oath

Sharad Arvind Bobde is an Indian Judge serving as the 47th and current Chief Justice of India. He is a former Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court. He is also serving as the Chancellor of University of Delhi and Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur. He is due to retire on 23 April 2021. 

SA Bobde, 63, succeeds Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi; he will serve as the leader of the judiciary till April 23, 2021. Justices NV Ramana, UU Lalit and DY Chandrachud are next in line.

Chief Justice Bobde was on the benches that decided the Ayodhya land dispute case, held privacy to be a fundamental right, and clarified that no Indian citizen without an Aadhaar card could be denied government services.

He was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra, and is the son of Arvind Shriniwas Bobde, an eminent senior advocate.

He earned a law degree from Nagpur University and was enrolled on the Bar Council of Maharashtra in 1978. He was designated as a senior advocate in 1998.

Chief Justice SA Bobde’s career as judge began in March 2000, when he was appointed as an Additional Judge in the Bombay High Court.

He became the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in October 2012, and was elevated to the Supreme Court in April the following year.

Born: 24 April 1956 (age 63 years), Nagpur

Office: Chief Justice of India since 2019

Education: St. Francis De’Sales High School, Nagpur, Maharashtra, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University

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