Justice UU Lalit takes oath as 49th Chief Justice of India

Justice Uday Umesh Lalit was on Saturday sworn in as the 49th Chief Justice of India. Sworn in by President Droupadi Murmu, Justice Lalit will have a 74-day tenure since he retires on November 8. NV Ramana, who retired from the post of CJI on Friday, had recommended Justice Lalit’s name to the government as his successor.