Former Chief Justice of India Kamal Narain Singh no more

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Former Chief Justice of India Kamal Narain Singh, who remained Chief Justice of India (CJI) for the shortest period of 17 days, died at his residence in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh on 8 September 2022.


  • Justice Kamal Narain Singh was born on December 13, 1926 and was the 22nd Chief Justice of India.
  • He was appointed as the Chief Justice of India on November 25, 1991 and retired on December 12, 1991.
  • The Judges of the Supreme Court have to retire after attaining the age of 65 years.


Longest serving Chief Justice of India :

  • The 16th Chief Justice of India, Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud, is the longest-serving Chief Justice. He was Chief Justice of India for over 7 years (February 1978 – July 1985).

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