Justice Uday Umesh Lalit appointed as 49th Chief Justice of India
- Justice Uday Umesh Lalit has been appointed as the 49th Chief Justice of India (CJI).
- He will be taking over from incumbent CJI N V Ramana, with effect from August 27, 2022.
- CJI NV Ramana took charge as 48th head of the Indian judiciary on April 24, 2021.
- He will be demitting office on August 26, 2022 upon the completion of his over 16-month-long tenure.
Source: Business Standard