New Delhi [India]: Justice DY Chandrachud on Wednesday was sworn in as Principal Justice of India after Justice Uday Umesh Lalit demitted office.
President Droupadi Murmu provided the vow of office to Justice DY Chandrachud at the swearing-in event held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Union Residence Minister Amit Shah, Protection Priest Rajnath Singh, Financing Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as well as others existed on the celebration.
Justice Chandrachud prospers Principal Justice UU Lalit that retired on November 9.
The senior-most court of the High court of India Justice D Y Chandrachud on Wednesday has ended up being the 50th head of the Judiciary of the country. He will have a period till November 10, 2024.
Last Month the Centre Government had alerted the name of Dr Justice Dhananjaya Yashwant Chandrachud, Judge of the High Court, as the Chief Justice of India, with result from November 9, 2022.
Journalism statement released in this regards stated that “In workout of the power conferred by provision (2) of Write-up 124 of the Constitution of India, the Head of state is pleased to select Dr Justice Dhananjaya Yashwant Chandrachud, Judge of the High Court, as the Principal Justice of India, with result from November 9, 2022.”
Justice Chandrachud’s papa Justice YV Chandrachud was the 16th Principal Justice of India serving from February 2, 1978, to July 11, 1985.
This has actually come to be the very first time in the history of the judiciary, Daddy and boy have actually ended up being CJI.
Justice Chandrachud is called a dynamic and also liberal court of the nation. He is also taken into consideration as very conscious the fundamental rights of people and also one of the most distinguishing characteristic of Justice Chandrachud is understood for his hard attitude towards the abusers.
Justice Chandrachud, born on November 11, 1959, was appointed judge of the Supreme Court on May 13, 2016.
He was the Principal Justice of the Allahabad High Court from October 31, 2013, till his consultation to the High court.
Justice Chandrachud was the court of the Bombay High Court from March 29, 2000, till appointment as Principal Justice of the Allahabad High Court.
He had also acted as Additional Solicitor General of India from 1998 till appointment as a judge in the Bombay High Court. He was assigned as a senior advocate by the Bombay High Court in June 1998.