Chief Justices of India

Sl No.NameTenure
1Harilal J. Kania26 January 1950 - 6 November 1951
2M. Patanjali Sastri7 November 1951 - 3 January 1954
3Mehar Chand Mahajan4 January 1954 - 22 December 1954
4B.K. Mukherjea23 December 1954 - 31 January 1956
5S.R. Das01 February 1956 - 30 September 1959
6Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha1 October 1959 - 31 January 1964
7P.B. Gajendragadkar1 February 1964 - 15 March 1966
8A.K. Sarkar16 March 1966 - 29 June 1966
9K. Subba Rao30 June 1966 - 11 April 1967
10K.N. Wanchoo12 April 1967 - 24 February 1968
11M. Hidayatullah25 February 1968 - 16 December 1970
12I.C. Shah17 December 1970 - 21 January 1971
13S.M. Sikri22 January 1971 - 25 April 1973
14A.N. Ray26 April 1973 - 27 January 1977
15M.H. Beg28 January 1977 - 21 February 1978
16Y.V. Chandrachud22 February 1978 - 11 July 1985
17P.N. Bhagwati12 July 1985 - 20 December 1986
18R.S. Pathak21 December 1986 - 18 June 1989
19E.S. Venkataramaiah19 June 1989 - 17 December 1989
20S. Mukherjee18 December 1989 - 25 September 1990
21Ranganath Mishra26 September 1990 - 24 November 1991
22K.N. Singh25 November 1991 - 12 December 1991
23M.H. Kania13 December 1991 - 17 November 1992
24I.M. Sharma18 November 1992 - 11 February 1993
25M.N. Venkatachalaiah12 February 1993 - 24 October 1994
26A.M. Ahmadi25 October 1994 - 24 March 1997
27J.S. Verma25 March 1997 - 17 January 1998
28M.M. Punchhi18 January 1998 - 9 October 1998
29A.S. Anand10 October 1998 - 31 October 2001
30S.P. Bharucha01 November 2001 - 5 May 2002
31B.N. Kirpal6 May 2002 - 7 November 2002
32G.B. Pattanaiak8 November 2002 - 18 December 2002
33V.N. Khare19 December 2002 - 1 May 2004
34S. Rajendra Babu02 May 2004 - 31 May 2004
35R.C. Lahoti01 June 2004 - 31 October 2005
36Y.K. Sabharwal01 November 2005 - 14 January 2007
37K.G.Balakrishnan14 January 2007 - 12 May 2010
38S.H.Kapadia12 May 2010 - 29 September 2012
39Altamas Kabir29 September 2012 - 18 July 2013
40P Sathasivam19 July 2013 - 26 April 2014
41Rajendra Mal Lodha27 April 2014-27 September 2014
42H. L. Dattu28 September 2014-2 December 2015
43T. S. Thakur3 December 2015-Incumbent

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