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1944. 

Who among the following sworn in as the 46th Chief Justice Of India?

[A]. Uday Lalit
[B]. Madan Lokur
[C]. Ranjan Gogoi
[D]. Arjan Kumar Sikri

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Justice Ranjan Gogoi has sworn-in as new Chief Justice of India. President Ram Nath Kovind administered him the oath of office at a function in Rashtrapati Bhawan. He is succeeding Justice Dipak Misra who retired as Chief Justice of India recently. Justice Gogoi is the 46th Chief Justice of India. He will have a tenure of a little over 13 months and will retire on November 17, 2019. Justice Gogoi was enrolled as an advocate in 1978. He practised in the Gauhati high court on constitutional, taxation and company matters. He was appointed as a permanent judge of the Gauhati high court on February 28, 2001.

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