P Sathasivam to be new Chief Justice of India

P Sathasivam to be new Chief Justice of India.

P Sathasivam will be appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) after the expiry of present incumbent Altamas Kabir’s tenure. P Sathasivam 40th Chief Justice of IndiaPresident of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee has given his nod for the appointment of Sathasivam as the next Chief Justice of the country.

64-year-old Sathasivam joined as a permanent judge of the Madras high court in January 1996 after which he was transferred to the Punjab and Haryana high court in April 2007. He was appointed as a Supreme Court judge on August 21, 2007. Sathasivam, who will be the 40th CJI, will have tenure till April 26, 2014.

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