Justice R.M. Lodha appointed as the next Chief Justice of India
Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha (64) as the next Chief Justice of India. President Pranab Mukherjee with exercise of his powers conferred by clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution of India, appointed Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha, Judge of the Supreme Court, to be the next Chief Justice of India with effect from April 27, 2014.
Justice R.M. Lodh will have a short tenure of 5 months as the Chief Justice as he is scheduled to retire on September 27, 2014.