Madhukar Hiralal Kania

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M. H. Kania
23rd Chief Justice of India
In office
13 December 1991 – 17 November 1992
Appointed byRamaswamy Venkataraman
Preceded byK.N. Singh
Succeeded byL.M. Sharma
Personal details
Born (1927-11-18) 18 November 1927 (age 91)

Madhukar Harilal Kania (born 18 November 1927) was the 23rd Chief Justice of India, serving from 13 December 1991 until his retirement on 17 November 1992. He was born in Bombay. His uncle was Harilal J. Kania, the first Chief Justice of India. He began his legal career in 1964, and was appointed as a Judge of Bombay High Court in November-1971. In June 1986 he was appointed as Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. In May 1987, he was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India, and became the Chief Justice of India in December 1991.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Kamal Narain Singh
Chief Justice of India
13 December 1991– 17 November 1992
Succeeded by
Lalit Mohan Sharma