Here is a list of chief justice of India since 1950 to Today .This list of all chief justice of India will help you to know about the tenure of all chief justice of India since 1950. So read it and keep it in your mind for your exams and as general knowledge.
This list is very important for the purpose of any State or National level exam. In state level exam, There may be questions related to the chief justice at the time of the formation of that state. In Bank or SSC level exam, last four or five names are very important and they can be asked in any exam as the current affairs.
But chief justice list is very important for the SSC, UPSC and state PCS, because in these examination the level of General knowledge is little bit higher from all other examinations. Start from the 1950 and read it to the end. After that try to give the answers of questions by your own.
list of chief justice of India since 1950
|S.No.||Name||Took Office||Leave Office|
|1.||Justice Harilal Jekisundas Kania||26-01-1950||06-11-1951|
|2.||Justice M. Patanjali Sastri||07-11-1951||03-01-1954|
|3.||Justice Mehr Chand Mahajan||04-01-1954||22-12-1954|
|4.||Justice Bijan Kumar Mukherjea||23-12-1954||31-01-956|
|5.||Justice Sudhi Ranjan Das||01-02-1956||30-09-1959|
|6.||Justice Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha||01-10-1959||31-01-1964|
|7.||Justice P. B. Gajendragadkar||01-02-1964||15-03-1966|
|8.||Justice Amal Kumar Sarkar||16-03-1966||29-06-1966|
|9.||Justice Koka Subba Rao||30-06-1966||11-04-1967|
|10.||Justice Kailas Nath Wanchoo||12-04-1967||24-02-1968|
|11.||Justice Mohammad Hidayatullah||25-02-1968||16-12-1970|
|12.||Justice Jayantilal Chhotalal Shah||17-12-1970||21-01-1971|
|13.||Justice Sarv Mittra Sikri||22-01-1971||25-04-1973|
|14.||Justice Ajit Nath Ray||26-04-1973||28-01-1977|
|15.||Justice Mirza Hameedullah Beg||29-01-1977||21-02-1978|
|16.||Justice Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud||22-02-1978||11-07-1985|
|17.||Justice Prafullachandra Natwarlal Bhagwati||12-07-1985||20-12-1986|
|18.||Justice Raghunandan Swarup Pathak||21-12-1986||18-06-1989|
|19.||Justice Engalaguppe Seetharamiah Venkataramiah||19-06-1989||17-12-1989|
|20.||Justice Sabyasachi Mukharji||18-12-1989||25-09-1990|
|21.||Justice Ranganath Misra||25-09-1990||24-11-1991|
|22.||Justice Kamal Narain Singh||25-11-1991||12-12-1991|
|23.||Justice Madhukar Hiralal Kania||13-12-1991||17-11-1992|
|24.||Justice Lalit Mohan Sharma||18-11-1992||11-02-1993|
|25.||Justice Manepalli Narayana Rao Venkatachaliah||12-02-1993||24-10-1994|
|26.||Justice Aziz Mushabber Ahmadi||25-10-1994||24-03-1997|
|27.||Justice Jagdish Sharan Verma||25-03-1997||17-01-1998|
|28.||Justice Madan Mohan Punchhi||18-01-1998||09-10-1998|
|29.||JusticeAdarsh Sein Anand||10-10-1998||31-10-2001|
|30.||Justice Sam Piroj Bharucha||01-11-2001||05-05-2002|
|31.||Justice Bhupinder Nath Kirpal||06-05-2002||07-11-2002|
|32.||Justice Gopal Ballav Pattanaik||08-11-2002||18-12-2002|
|33.||Justice V. N. Khare||19-12-2002||01-05-2004|
|34.||Justice S. Rajendra Babu||02-05-2004||31-05-2004|
|35.||Justice Ramesh Chandra Lahoti||01-06-2004||31-10-2005|
|36.||Justice Yogesh Kumar Sabharwa||01-11-2005||13-01-2007|
|37.||Justice K. G. Balakrishnan||14-01-2007||11-05-2010|
|38.||Justice S. H. Kapadia||12-05-2010||28-09-2012|
|39.||Justice Altamas Kabir||29-09-2012||18-07-2013|
|40.||Justice P. Sathasivam||19-07-2013||26-04-2014|
|41.||Justice R.M. Lodha||27-04-2014||27-09-2014|
|42.||Justice H.L. Dattu||28-09-2014||02-12-2015|
|43.||Justice T. S. Thakur||03-12-2015||03-01-2017|
|44.||Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar||04-01-2017||Till Date|
Now we are giving you some examples of questions that may asked in near future exams. And after reading the above list ,you can easily answer the below questions.
Who was the first chief justice of India ?
Who was the first muslim chief justice of India ?
How many chief justice of India appointed till now ?
Who is the current chief justice of India ?
Which chief justice of India has the longest tenure as CJI?
Which chief justice of India has the Shortest tenure as CJI?
and much more.
ALL THE BEST.