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Justice Sathasivam sworn in as CJI

Justice P Sathasivam was on Friday sworn in as the 40th Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Pranab Mukherjee. He took over the post from Justice Altamas Kabir, who served as the CJI for over nine months. Justice Sathasivam, 64, took oath in the name of God at a brief ceremony at Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Prime minister Manmohan Singh, vice president Hamid Ansari, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, leader of the opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj, her Rajya Sabha counterpart Arun Jaitley, L K Advani, CPI leader D Raja, several Union ministers were present at the ceremony.
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