Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde was appointed as the 47th Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind.
Justice Bobde, 63, will take oath as the CJI on November 18, a day after incumbent Ranjan Gogoi demits office.
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Current Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi had recommended the name of the next senior-most judge in the top order, Justice Bobde, as his successor as per convention.
The team of CJI Ranjan Gogoi will end on November 17.
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