Former Chief Justice of India Justice AM Ahmadi passed away

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Former Chief Justice of India AM Ahmadi passed away on 2 March 2023 at the age of 91.

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  • Ahmadi was appointed judge of the City Civil and Sessions Court, Ahmedabad in 1964.

  • He was appointed as a judge of the High Court of Gujarat in 1976.

  • Ahmadi took over as the Chief Justice of India in 1994.

  • Some notable judgments Ahmadi was part of include Indra Sawhney v. Union of India and Ismail Farooqui v. Union of India.

  • Justice Ahmadi served as the Chief Justice of India from 25 October 1994 until his retirement on 24 March 1997.

  • Justice Ahmadi was also thethird Muslim to serve as CJI.

  • Current Chief Justice (CJI) – Dr. Justice Dhananjay Yashwant Chandrachud

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