New Delhi,November 5:Justice T S Thakur would succeed Justice H L Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India in Supreme Court.
Justice Thakur, the senior-most judge of the apex court, will take over as the CJI after Justice Dattu retires on December 2.
After the law ministry clears the file of Justice Thakur's appointment, it would be sent to the Prime Minister's Office.
His Warrant of Appointment will be issued when the President clears it. Justice Thakur would be the 43rd Chief Justice of India.