NEW DELHI: Justice T S Thakur was sworn in as forty third Main Justice of India by President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday.
Born on January four, 1952, Justice Thakur’s tenure as CJI will final 13 months, until January four, 2017.
He took above from Justice H L Dattu, who retired on Wednesday.
Justice Thakur, 63, strike the highlight subsequent his judgement on reforming the Board of Manage for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the wake of allegations of betting and location-correcting scandal in the Indian Premier League. He had also ordered the probe into the multi-crore chit fund Saradha rip-off.
Justice Thakur took oath at a ceremony held in Durbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan which was attended by Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his cabinet colleagues and former Main Justices, amongst other people. His mom Saraswati Thakur and other family members customers had been existing at the perform.
Cupboard Ministers Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, D V Sadananda Gowda, Smriti Irani, and senior BJP leader L K Advani amongst others attended the ceremony. Previous Chief Justices H L Dattu, K G Balakrishnan, S H Kapadia, R M Lodha besides Main Justices of different high courts, foremost senior legal professionals Soli Sorabjee, Legal professional Basic Mukul Rohatgi were also current.
Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, Chief of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, Delhi Governor Najeeb Jung and Main Minister Arvind Kejriwal have been among other folks who attended the purpose.
Cases headed by Justice Thakur
? IPL Place correcting/Reforms in BCCI
? Cleaning of Ganga
? Saradha chit fund rip-off
? Countrywide Rural Wellness Mission (NRHM) fraud
? Sahara investors’ refund
? Army marketing policy
Son of previous Deputy Main Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Devi Das Thakur, who was also a judge of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Thakur enrolled as a Pleader in October, 1972 and started aiding his father.
He was specified as a senior advocate in 1990. On February 16, 1994, he was appointed as an added judge of the Jammu and Kashmir Higher Courtroom and transferred as a choose of the Karnataka High Court docket in March 1994.