Justice Uday Umesh Lalit appointed as 49th Chief Justice of the country
President Droupadi Murmu has appointed Justice as the 49th Chief Justice of India, CJI. He will take over the charge on 27th of this month. The present CJI Justice N V Ramana will retire on 26th August. Justice Uday Umesh Lalit was appointed as Judge of the Supreme Court of India in August 2014.