Dipak Misra

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Hon'ble Justice
Dipak Misra
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45th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India
Assumed office
27 August 2017
Appointed byRam Nath Kovind
Preceded byJagdish Singh Khehar
Judge of the Supreme Court of India
In office
10 October 2011 – 27 August 2017
Appointed byPresident Pranab Mukherjee
Chief Justice of the High Court of Patna
In office
December 2009 – May 2010
Chief Justice of the High Court of Delhi
In office
24 May 2010 – 10 October 2011
Personal details
Born (1953-10-03) 3 October 1953 (age 65)
RelativesRanganath Misra (uncle)[1]

Justice Dipak Misra (born 3 October 1953) is the Judge of the Supreme Court and the Chief Justice of India. He took over as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI), succeeding the 44th CJI, Justice J. S. Khehar.[2][3]

He is a judge of the Supreme Court of India and a former Chief Justice of the Patna and Delhi High Courts. He's the nephew of Justice Ranganath Misra, who was the 21st CJI during 1990-91.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dipak Misra, the Man behind Nation Anthem ruling to be next CJI". The Economic Times. 9 August 2017. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  2. "Hon'ble Mr. Justice Dipak Misra". Supreme Court of India.
  3. "The courtrooom cast after presidential reference". The Indian Express. 1 October 2012.
  4. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/justice-behind-national-anthem-ruling-will-be-next-cji-7-things-about-dipak-misra/articleshow/59973937.cms
  5. http://m.timesofindia.com/home/sunday-times/He-taught-me-that-law-needs-to-have-a-human-face/articleshow/52273469.cms