The ball was set rolling today for the appointment of Jagdish Singh Khehar as the next Chief Justice of India with the present incumbent T S Thakur naming him his successor.

As per the memorandum of procedure, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had written to Justice Thakur to name his successor in November. Justice Thakur responded today by naming his number two, JS Khehar, as the next CJI.

Here is all you need to know about JS Khehar, the new CJI of India:

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(With inputs from PTI)

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