According to the media reports, CJI Ranjan Gogoi has recommended Justice S.A. Bobde to be the next Chief Justice of India.
Ranjan Gogoi, CJ who is the 46th Chief Justice of India will demit the office on 17-11-2019 and once Central Government approves the recommendation as stated above, Justice S.A. Bobde will become the 47th Chief Justice of India.
About Justice S.A. Bobde
Born on 24.04.1956 at Nagpur, Maharashtra, son of Shri Arvind Shriniwas Bobde. Took B.A. and LL.B. Degrees from Nagpur University. Enrolled on the Roll of the Bar Council of Maharashtra in 1978. Practiced Law at the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court with appearances at Bombay before the Principal Seat and before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India for over 21 years. Designated as Senior Advocate in 1998.
Elevated to the Bench of the Bombay High Court on 29th March, 2000, as Additional Judge.
Sworn in as Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court on 16th October, 2012.
Elevated as a Judge of Supreme Court of India on 12th April, 2013.
Due to retire on 23rd April, 2021.