T S Thakur Set to be Next SC Chief


New Delhi: Chief Justice H L Dattu on Wednesday started the process for appointment of the next Chief Justice of India by recommending to the government to appoint T S Thakur, as Supreme Court chief justice

Justice Dattu will retire as the CJI on December 2 and the same day Justice Thakur will be set in as the CJI by President Pranab Mukherjee.

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Though writing the letter of recommendation for appointment of successor by the incumbent CJI is seen as a mere formality in the seniority determined succession line, the letter still marks as the first step in rolling out the procedure for swearing in of the new CJI.