Law

Justice Dipak Misra Appointed as Next Chief Justice of India

Justice Dipak Misra. Credit: Twitter

Justice Dipak Misra. Credit: Twitter

New Delhi: Dipak Misra, senior most judge of the Supreme Court, was today (August 8) appointed as the next Chief Justice of India.

An official notification announcing 63-year-old Misra’s appointment was issued by the law ministry this evening.

Misra will take over from incumbent J. S. Khehar, who will retire on August 27.