List of Chief Justices of India
Since the birth of the Republic of India on 26 January 1950, 42 people have served as the Chief Justice of India (CJI). While H. J. Kania is the inaugural CJI, the current incumbent is H. L. Dattu who was appointed as Chief Justice of India on 28.09.2014. Justice Y. V. Chandrachud is the longest serving Chief Justice (February 1978 - July 1985).
List of Chief Justices
- ‡ - Date of Death
- ‡‡ - Date of Resignation