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Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as the 45th chief justice of India

 

New Delhi: Justice Dipak Misra was on Monday sworn in as the 45th chief justice of India. At a brief ceremony in the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan, president Ramnath Kovind administered the oath of office to Misra.

Justice Misra, 64, assumes office following the retirement of justice J S Khehar on Sunday. He will remain in office till October 2, 2018.

As per the established practice, justice Khehar had named Misra as the next CJI last month.

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