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Bobde, Sharad Arvind: Career of 47th CJI

Born in Nagpur on 24 April 1956, Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde became a lawyer in 1978, senior advocate in 1998 and judge in 2000, SC judge in 2013

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde has been sworn in as the 47th Chief Justice of India. He was administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Ram Nath Kovind. Justice Bobde, 63, took the oath in English.

The ceremony was held in the Durbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan. Several senior ministers including Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah were present at the swearing-in ceremony. Former Vice President Hamid Ansari and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were also present during the period.

The 46th Chief Justice of India, Justice Ranjan Gogoi had taken charge on 3 October 2018 and he retired from the post on Sunday. On 18 October, he recommended Justice Bobde, the second senior-most judge of the top court, as his successor, who will serve as CJI for about 18 months and will retire on 23 April 2021.

Bobde became senior advocate in 1998

Born in Nagpur on 24 April 1956, Justice Bobde obtained a law degree from Nagpur University after completing his graduation. He was nominated to the Bar Council of Maharashtra in 1978 and as a senior advocate in 1998.

Career as judge began in 2000

Bobde’s career as a judge began on 29 March 2000 when he was appointed as Additional Judge in the Bombay High Court. He became the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on 16 October 2012.

Justive Bobde was promoted as a judge of the Supreme Court on 12 April 2013.

Part of benches that delivered verdicts like Ayodhya

Justice Bobde was part of the five-judge constitution bench that delivered the landmark verdict in the Ayodhya land dispute case.

Justice Bobde was part of a three-judge bench that clarified in 2015 that no citizen of India could be denied basic services and government services without an Aadhaar card.

Recently, a two-judge bench headed by Justice Bobde ordered the Committee of Administrators (CoA) headed by former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai to relinquish the charge for elected members.

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