Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India. He will take over as CJI on 18th November 2019 after Ranjan Gogoi, the current Chief Justice retires on 17th November 2019.
Brief Profile of the Chief Justice:
► Born on 24th April 1956 at Nagpur, Maharashtra.
► Completed B.A. (1975) and LL.B. (1978) Degrees from Nagpur University.
► Enrolled on the Roll of the Bar Council of Maharashtra in 1978.
► Practiced Law at the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court with appearances at Bombay before the Principal Seat and before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India for over 21 years.
► Designated as Senior Advocate in 1998.
► Elevated to the Bench of the Bombay High Court on 29th March, 2000, as Additional Judge.
► Sworn in as Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court on 16th October 2012.
► Elevated as a Judge of Supreme Court of India on 12th April, 2013.
ِ► Will serve as Chief of Justice of India till his retirement on 23rd April, 2021.
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