Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as Chief Justice of India

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New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath of office to Justice Dipak Misra as Chief Justice of India at the Swearing-In-Ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Aug. 28, 2017. (Photo: IANS/RB)

New Delhi, Aug 28: Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in on Monday as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI).

Justice Misra was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind. 

He has succeeded Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar who demitted office earlier on Monday. 

Chief Justice Misra will preside over the top court for 13 months and six days. 

New Delhi: (L to R) Justice Dipak Misra, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad during Swearing-In-Ceremony of Chief Justice of India in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Aug. 28, 2017. Justice Dipak Misra was administered the oath of office as Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind. (Photo: IANS/RB)
New Delhi: (L to R) Justice Dipak Misra, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad during Swearing-In-Ceremony of Chief Justice of India in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Aug. 28, 2017. Justice Dipak Misra was administered the oath of office as Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind. (Photo: IANS/RB)