DY Chandrachud, 50th Chief Justice of India says I will take care of citizens in every way | D.Y. became the 50th Chief Justice of the country. Chandrachud said this as soon as he took oath

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Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud.

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud on Wednesday said that serving the people of the country is his “priority”. Soon after the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the country’s 50th CJI reached the Supreme Court premises and paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi. He said, ‘Service to the common people is my priority. Please have faith, I will work for all the citizens of the country. Be it technology or registry, or judicial reforms, I will take care of citizens in every matter.

Replaces former CJI Uday Umesh Lalit

CJI Chandrachud said that leading the Indian judiciary has ‘huge opportunity and responsibility’. Asked how he would maintain the confidence of the people in Judiciary, the CJI said, “I will ensure trust among citizens not only in words but also by my work.” Justice Chandrachud was sworn in as the 50th Chief Justice of India by President Draupadi Murmu. He replaces former CJI Justice Uday Umesh Lalit who retired on Tuesday.

Chandrachud will remain in office till November 10, 2024
Justice Chandrachud will hold the post for two years till November 10, 2024. Supreme Court judges retire at the age of 65. Vice President and Rajya Sabha Speaker Jagdeep Dhankhar, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Union Ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and Kiren Rijiju attended the oath ceremony. Justice Chandrachud spoke to his father Y.K. on important issues like adultery and right to privacy. There was no hesitation in overturning the decision of V. Chandrachud. He has been part of the bench which decided on several important matters including Ayodhya land dispute, decriminalization of homosexual relationship under Section 377 of IPC.

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