JK Kher, who was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, retired from work yesterday. 64-year-old judge Deepak Mishra, who had already been appointed as a member of the constitution,
The ceremony was held at the Darbar Hall in the presidential palace. President Ramnath Govind made his oath of office. Deepak Mishra took a pledge in English in the name of God.
He will be the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court until October 2 next year. He is the 45th Chief Justice of the country.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Modi, Union Ministers, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress leader Sonia Gandhi and Ghulam Nabi Azad were also present at the ceremony.
Deepak Mishra, appearing as an advocate in 1977, appealed for cases like civil, criminal, revenue, service and sales tax in the Orissa High Court.
In 1996, he was appointed as Additional Judge of the Orissa High Court and the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in 1997.
In 2010, he was appointed as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court judge in October 2011.
Deepak Mishra, who has been in judicial sessions of the Supreme Court, has issued orders for 4 persons to be executed in a case of murdering a woman in Delhi on the 2012 bus run in Delhi and convicting a national anthem in cinema theaters.
Prime Minister Modi congratulated Deepak Mishra on Tuesday. “I congratulate Deepak Mishra, who has been sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. I wish him the best of all time and his position. “