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SSC CPO notes – Procedure of Appointment of Chief Justice of India
The following is the procedure of appointment of Chief Justice of India as per the Memorandum from the Department of Justice (Govt. of India)
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.
CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA:
- Appointment to the office of the Chief Justice of India should be of the senior most Judge of the Supreme Court considered fit to hold the office. The Union Minister of Law, Justice and Company Affairs would, at the appropriate time, seek the recommendation of the outgoing Chief Justice of India for the appointment of the next Chief Justice of India.
- Whenever there is any doubt about the fitness of the senior most Judge to hold the office of the Chief Justice of India, consultation with other Judges as envisaged in Article 124 (2) of the Constitution would be made for the appointment of the next Chief Justice of India.
- After receipt of the recommendation of the Chief Justice of India, the Union Minister of Law, Justice and Company Affairs will put up the recommendation to the Prime Minister who will advise the President in the matter of appointment.
Following is the List of All the Chief Justice of India from Independence till date.
SSC CPO notes – List of Chief Justice of India
|Number||Name||Date of Apointment||Date of retirement|
|1||H J Kania||26-Jan-50||06-Nov-51|
|2||M. Patanjali Sastri||07-Nov-51||03-Jan-54|
|3||Mehr Chand Mahajan||04-Jan-54||22-Dec-54|
|4||Bijan Kumar Mukherjea||23-Dec-54||31-Jan-56|
|5||Sudhi Ranjan Das||01-Feb-56||30-Sep-59|
|6||Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha||01-Oct-59||31-Jan-64|
|7||P. B. Gajendragadkar||01-Feb-64||15-Mar-66|
|8||Amal Kumar Sarkar||16-Mar-66||29-Jun-66|
|9||Koka Subba Rao||30-Jun-66||11-Apr-67|
|10||Kailas Nath Wanchoo||12-Apr-67||24-Feb-68|
|12||Jayantilal Chhotalal Shah||17-Dec-70||21-Jan-71|
|13||Sarv Mittra Sikri||22-Jan-71||25-Apr-73|
|14||Ajit Nath Ray||26-Apr-73||27-Jan-77|
|15||Mirza Hameedullah Beg||28-Jan-77||21-Feb-78|
|16||Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud||22-Feb-78||11-Jul-85|
|17||Prafullachandra Natwarlal Bhagwati||12-Jul-85||20-Dec-86|
|18||Raghunandan Swarup Pathak||21-Dec-86||18-Jun-89|
|19||Engalaguppe Seetharamiah Venkataramiah||19-Jun-89||17-Dec-89|
|22||Kamal Narain Singh||25-Nov-91||12-Dec-91|
|23||Madhukar Hiralal Kania||13-Dec-91||17-Nov-92|
|24||Lalit Mohan Sharma||18-Nov-92||11-Feb-93|
|25||Manepalli Narayana Rao Venkatachaliah||12-Feb-93||24-Oct-94|
|26||Aziz Mushabber Ahmadi||25-Oct-94||24-Mar-97|
|27||Jagdish Sharan Verma||25-Mar-97||17-Jan-98|
|28||Madan Mohan Punchhi||18-Jan-98||09-Oct-98|
|29||Adarsh Sein Anand||10-Oct-98||31-Oct-01|
|30||Sam Piroj Bharucha||01-Nov-01||05-May-02|
|31||Bhupinder Nath Kirpal||06-May-02||07-Nov-02|
|32||Gopal Ballav Pattanaik||08-Nov-02||18-Dec-02|
|33||V. N. Khare||19-Dec-02||01-May-04|
|34||S. Rajendra Babu||02-May-04||31-May-04|
|35||Ramesh Chandra Lahoti||01-Jun-04||31-Oct-05|
|36||Yogesh Kumar Sabharwal||01-Nov-05||13-Jan-07|
|37||K. G. Balakrishnan||14-Jan-07||12-May-10|
|38||S. H. Kapadia||12-May-10||28-Sep-12|
|41||Rajendra Mal Lodha||27-Apr-14||27-Sep-14|
|42||H. L. Dattu||28-Sep-14||02-Dec-15|
|43||T. S. Thakur||03-Dec-15||03-Jan-17|
|44||Jagdish Singh Khehar||04-Jan-17||27-Aug-17|
This brings us to the end of this blog – SSC CPO notes: Chief Justice of India – Appointment Procedure and List of all CJI. We hope you find this addition to your SSC CPO notes useful for your SSC CPO preparation.
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