RETIRED HON’BLE CHIEF JUSTICES (ARRANGED ACCORDING TO SENIORITY)

                              NAME

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

DATE OF APPOINTMENT AS C.J.I.

HELD OFFICE TILL

1.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice Harilal Jekisundas Kania

26/01/1950

26/01/1950

06/11/1951*

2.   Hon’ble Mr. Justice M. Patanjali Sastri

26/01/1950

07/11/1951

03/01/1954

3.   Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mehr Chand Mahajan

26/01/1950

04/01/1954

22/12/1954

4.   Hon’ble Mr. Justice Bijan Kumar Mukherjea

26/01/1950

23/12/1954

31/01/1956**

5.   Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sudhi Ranjan Das

26/01/1950

01/02/1956

30/09/1959

6.   Hon’ble Mr. Justice Bhuvneshwar Prasad Sinha

03/12/1954

01/10/1959

31/01/1964

7.   Hon’ble Mr. Justice P.B. Gajendragadkar

17/01/1957

01/02/1964

15/03/1966

8.   Hon’ble Mr. Justice A.K. Sarkar

04/03/1957

16/03/1966

29/06/1966

9.   Hon’ble Mr. Justice K. Subba Rao

31/01/1958

30/06/1966

11/04/1967**

10.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice K.N. Wanchoo

11/08/1958

12/04/1967

24/02/1968

11.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice M. Hidayatullah

01/12/1958

25/02/1968

16/12/1970

12.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice J.C. Shah

12/10/1959

17/12/1970

21/01/1971

13.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice S.M. Sikri

03/02/1964

22/01/1971

25/04/1973

14.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice A.N. Ray

01/08/1969

26/04/1973

28/01/1977

15.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice M. Hameedullah Beg

10/12/1971

29/01/1977

21/02/1978

16.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice Y.V. Chandrachud

28/08/1972

22/02/1978

11/07/1985

17.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice P.N. Bhagwati

17/07/1973

12/07/1985

20/12/1986

18.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice R.S. Pathak

20/02/1978

21/12/1986

18/06/1989**

19.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice E.S. Venkataramiah

08/03/1979

19/06/1989

17/12/1989

20.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sabyasachi Mukherjee

15/03/1983

18/12/1989

25/09/1990*

21.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ranganath Misra

15/03/1983

25/09/1990

24/11/1991

22.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice K.N. Singh

10/03/1986

25/11/1991

12/12/1991

23.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice M.H. Kania

01/05/1987

13/12/1991

17/11/1992

24.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice L.M. Sharma

05/10/1987

18/11/1992

11/02/1993

25.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice M.N. Venkatachaliah

05/10/1987

12/02/1993

24/10/1994

26.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice A.M. Ahmadi

14/12/1988

25/10/1994

24/03/1997

27.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice J.S. Verma

03/06/1989

25/03/1997

17/01/1998

28.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice M.M. Punchhi

06/10/1989

18/01/1998

09/10/1998

29.  Hon’ble Dr. Justice A.S. Anand

18/11/1991

10/10/1998

31/10/2001

30.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice S.P. Bharucha

01/07/1992

01/11/2001

05/05/2002

31.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice B.N. Kirpal

11/09/1995

06/05/2002

07/11/2002

32.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice G.B. Pattanaik

11/09/1995

08/11/2002

18/12/2002

33.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice V.N. Khare

21/03/1997

19/12/2002

01/05/2004

34.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice S. Rajendra Babu

25/09/1997

02/05/2004

31/05/2004

35.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice R.C. Lahoti

09/12/1998

01/06/2004

31/10/2005

36.  Hon’ble Mr. Justice Y.K. Sabharwal

28/01/2000

01/11/2005

13/01/2007

37. Hon'ble Mr. Justice K.G. Balakrishnan 08/06/2000 14/01/2007 11/05/2010
38. Hon'ble Mr. Justice S.H. Kapadia 18/12/2003 12/05/2010 28/09/2012
39. Hon'ble Mr. Justice Altamas Kabir 09/09/2005 29/09/2012 18/07/2013
40. Hon'ble Mr. Justice P. Sathasivam 21/08/2007 19/07/2013 26/04/2014
41. Hon'ble Mr. Justice R. M. Lodha 17/12/2008 27/04/2014 27/09/2014
42. Hon'ble Mr. Justice H.L. Dattu 17/12/2008 28/09/2014 02/12/2015
43. Hon'ble Mr. Justice T.S. Thakur 17/11/2009 03/12/2015 03/01/2017

* Date of Death

** Date of Resignation

 

 

 


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