Kamal Narain Singh

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K. N. Singh
22nd Chief Justice of India
In office
25 November 1991 – 12 December 1991
Appointed by Ramaswamy Venkataraman
Preceded by Ranganath Misra
Succeeded by M.H. Kania
Chairman, 13th Law Commission of India
In office
Personal details
Born (1926-12-13) 13 December 1926 (age 91)
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Allahabad University

Kamal Narain Singh (born December 13, 1926) was the 22nd Chief Justice of India. He was educated at L.R.L.A. High School in Sirsa, Allahabad, Ewing Christian College in Allahabad and is a graduate of the University of Allahabad.

Legal Career[edit]

As a lawyer he practiced civil, constitutional and taxation law since 1957. His first judicial appointment was as Additional Judge of the Allahabad High Court in 1970 and Permanent Judge in 1972. He joined the Supreme Court in 1986 and served as Chief Justice of India from November 25, 1991 until December 12, 1991. He was honored with "Proud Past Alumni" by the Allahabad University Alumni Association.[1][2][3]


Legal offices
Preceded by
Ranganath Misra
Chief Justice of India
25 November 1991–12 December 1991
Succeeded by
Madhukar Hiralal Kania

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