DY Chandrachud A look at the career of 50th CJI

Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud (born 11 November 1959) is a judge on the Supreme Court of India and will assume as the 50th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India

50th Chief Justice of India Assuming office 9 November 2022 Nominated by Droupadi Murmu Succeeding Uday Umesh Lalit

Judge of Supreme Court of India Incumbent Assumed office 13 May 2016 Nominated by T. S. Thakur Appointed by Pranab Mukherjee

45th Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court In office 31 October 2013 – 12 May 2016[1] Appointed by Pranab Mukherjee

Dhananjaya studied law at Delhi University in 1982 at a time when few jobs were available to young law graduates. He worked for a while, as a junior advocate assisting lawyers and judges, including drafting some briefs for Fali Nariman

 He is set to assume the office of Chief Justice of India on 9 November 2022 He is son of the longest-serving Chief Justice Y. V. Chandrachud

Dhananjaya Chandrachud was born on 11 November 1959 His father, Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud, is the longest serving Chief Justice of India in history His mother, Prabha, was a classical musician