Delhi, 9th November 2022: Justice D Y Chandrachud was sworn in as the 50th Chief Justice of India after Chief Justice Uday Umesh Lalit retired on Tuesday. The former Chief Justice retired after 74 days on the chair.

According to Tribune India, Justice Chandrachud will be the Chief Justice of India for two years, until November 10, 2024, as Supreme Court justices are required to retire at 65. His father, YV Chandrachud, was the longest-serving Chief Justice of India (CJI), serving from February 22, 1978, to July 11, 1985.

CJI Chandrachud has been a senior judge and part of various benches and landmark judgements in the country