Who is Justice S.A. Bobde? get to know the next Chief Justice of India
Come 18th of November, India will have Justice S.A Bobde as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court; but who is he exactly? Catch all his career highlights here
Justice Sharad Arvind Yadav Bobde will take charge as the 47th Chief Justice of the Indian Supreme Court on November 18th, after current Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi steps down.
On Tuesday CJI Ranjan Gogoi formally recommended Justice Bobde, the second-most senior judge in the Supreme Court, as his successor, the Ministry of Law and Justice.
After receiving the Chief Justice's recommendation, the Law Minister will put it before the Prime Minister, who then will communicate this to the President.
Justice Bobde will enjoy tenure of one year and five months as the CJI.
After being elevated to the Supreme Court in April 2013, Justice Bobde has adjudicated several important cases, including the sexual harassment case against Justice Gogoi himself. Others include the Aadhaar case, the right to privacy judgment and the ongoing Ayodhya title dispute.
But who is he, our next Chief Justice of India?
Here's a sneak peek for you.