Chief Justice of India (CJI) Jagdish Singh Khehar – Important Questions

About CJI ( Chief Justice of India ) Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar – Important Questions/Facts on his life/ Career

Justice J.S. Khehar has become the Chief Justice of India when he took oath on January 4, 2017. He has become the first Sikh to hold this high Constitutional post. Here are some important facts / Questions about him.

Questions about CJI J.S. Khehar –

Date of birth – August 28, 1952

Date of retirement from the office – August 27, 2017 ( Chief Justice retires at the age of 65)

Q. Who has appointed him as Chief Justice of India ?

Answer – President of India, Sh Pranab Mukherjee

Q. Who is the predecessor of CJI J.S Khehar ?

Answer – Justice T.S Thakur

Q. Some of notable judgements of Justice Khehar ?

Answer – 2G Scam, deciding a case involving definition of a Sikh, case dealing with restoring the Congress Govt headed by CM Nabam Tuki in Arunachal Pradesh, case about reviving the Collegium system of appointing higher judiciary judges etc.

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Jagdish Singh Khehar

Q. What post did he hold before CJI ?

Answer – Judge of the Supreme Court of India

Q. What was his tenure as the Chief Justice, Karnataka High Court ?

Answer – August 8, 2010 to Sept 12, 2011

Q. His tenure as Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court ?

Answer – Nov 29, 2009 to August 7, 2010

Q. What is the name of his Alma Mater ?

Answer – Panjab University, Chandigarh

Q. Who is the first Sikh Chief Justice of India ?

Answer – Justice J.S Khehar

Q. What will be his no as the CJI ?

Answer – He will be the 44th Chief Justice of India.

Q. In which years did Justice Khehar get his LLB and LLM degrees respectively ?

Answer – 1977 and 1979

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