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Outgoing Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra (R) shakes hands with CJI-designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi during his farewell function on the Supreme Court lawns in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind flanked by newly sworn-in Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi (R) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L), after the oath taking ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi. Also seen are Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad (L) and former CJI Justice Dipak Misra.

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Outgoing Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra (R) and CJI-designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi during his farewell function on the Supreme Court lawns, in New Delhi.

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Outgoing Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra shakes hands with CJI-designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi during his farewell function on the Supreme Court lawns, in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra with CJI-designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi during the launch of SCBA Group Life Insurance policy, at the Supreme court lawns, in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra with Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B Lokur and others during an annual cricket match between Chief Justice of India-XI and Supreme Court Bar Association-XI, in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice Dipak Misra plays a shot during an annual cricket match between Chief Justice of India-XI and Supreme Court Bar Association-XI, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Chief Justice Dipak Misra release an e-journal during a national conference on 'Technology, Training and Infrastructure: Keys to Speedy Justice' & ' The Changing face of Legal Education in India' organised by Supreme Court Advocates-On-Record Association in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra during an event organised to contribute to the "Kerala flood relief fund", in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra (C) with Supreme Court Judges Justice Ranjan Gogoi (L) and Justice Indu Malhotra (R) arrive for a felicitation function organised for the new judges of the court by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) at Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Deepak Misra addressing 1st APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture 2018, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal, Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra and others during the inauguration event of a new block of High Court of Delhi, in New Delhi.

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Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra during the inauguration event of a new block of High Court of Delhi, in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra addresses during the inauguration event of a new block of High Courts of Delhi, in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justice Indu Malhotra and Justice RK Agrawal arrive for Agarwal's farewell ceremony organized by Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) at Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra speaks during Justice RK Agrawal's (unseen) farewell ceremony organized by Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) at Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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Chief justice Supreme Court of India Dipak Misra greets congress president Rahul Gandhi during the 'At Home' reception organised on the occasion of Republic Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra arrives at his residence in New Delhi. Four senior judges of the Supreme Court mounted a virtual revolt against the chief justice, listing a litany of problems that they said are afflicting the country's highest court and warned they could destroy Indian democracy.

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Chief Justice Dipak Misra interacts with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during the 46th Annual Conference in Bhubaneswar.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Misra, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and others at the inauguration of the Constitution Day Celebrations at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra speaks during the valedictory session of the National Law Day, 2017 function in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Misra at valedictory session of the National Law Day, 2017 function in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Misra and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis during an inaugural ceremony of a alternate dispute resolution centre and a creche for lawyers and court staff in Mumbai.

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From left, Supreme Court judge, Arjan Kumar Sikri, Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Misra with his spouse and (extreme right) Bombay High Court Chief Justice, Manjula Chellur during the inaugural ceremony of a creche for lawyers and court staff in Mumbai.

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Chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Misra speaks during the NHRC Foundation Day function in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra, Union Minister of Law and Justice, Electronics and IT, Ravishankar Prasad and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami during the 125th Anniversary celebrations of the Madras High Court Heritage Building in Chennai.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narenda Modi, Law & Justice Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad and new Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra pose for a group photo after Justice Misra took oath of the office at a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Justice Dipak Misra is the 45th Chief justice of India.

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Justice Dipak Misra during his Swearing-in-Ceremony as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI) at Rashtrapthi bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Preisedent Ram Nath Kovind greets Justice Dipak Misra as he sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI), during a Swearing-in-Ceremony at Rashtrapthi bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Justice Dipak Misra who will be the next Chief Justice of India. Misra will take over from incumbent J S Khehar, who will retire on August 27

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