India gets a new Chief Justice : P Sathasivam

Delhi High Court PR Wire | India News Political Bureau, New Delhi, Friday July 19, 2013, 12:16 PM (IST)

NEW DELHI: Justice P Sathasivam was today sworn in as the 40th Chief Justice of India (CJI). He takes over  from Justice Altamas Kabir, who served as the CJI for over nine months and will serve a 10 month term. Justice Sathasivam is the first Chief Justice from Tamil Nadu.

The bench of Justice Sathasivam and Justice B S Chauhan had upheld the conviction of actor Sanjay Dutt in the Mumbai blasts matter.