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Chief Justice of India
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Sharad Arvind Bobde
since 18 November 2019
Formation 1950

Chief Justice of India is the chief judge of the Supreme Court of India. It is also the highest available judicial post in the Republic of India. The Chief Justice is the presiding officer of the Supreme Court. The Chief Justice of India is appointed by the President of India. The current chief justice of India is Sharad Arvind Bobde.

Oath of affirmation

I, <name>, having been appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India do swear in the name of God/solemnly affirm that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established, that I will uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India, that I will duly and faithfully and to the best of my ability, knowledge and judgment perform the duties of my office without fear or favour, affection or ill-will and that I will uphold the Constitution and the laws.

Constitution of India, Third Schedule, Part IV

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