Justice Dipak Misra,born on 03rd October, 1953 has been appointed as the 45th Chief Justice of India. Last month Chief Justice of India Justice JS Khehar had nominated him as the next Chief Justice of India. Present Chief Justice Justice Khehar will retire on August 27.He took charge of the office of Chief Justice, Patna High Court on 23rd December, 2009 and charge of the office of the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court on 24th May, 2010.He was elevated as a Judge, Supreme Court of India w.e.f. 10.10.2011. He was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Orissa High Court on 17th January, 1996 and transferred to the  Madhya Prdesh High Court on 03rd March, 1997. He became permanent Judge on 19th December, 1997.