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Justice Sarosh Kapadia appointed CJI

Press Trust Of India 

Justice Sarosh Homi Kapadia, the senior most judge of the and one who wants all judges to keep themselves abreast with commercial laws, was today appointed the 38th Chief Justice of India. The 62-year-old judge will take over from incumbent Chief Justice on May 12 and would remain at the helm of Indian Judiciary till September 29, 2012. Justice Kapadia was associated with an historical judgement in which a five-judge Constitutional Bench had held that the law put in the Ninth Schedule was open for judicial review.

First Published: Sat, May 01 2010. 02:02 IST
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