He was born on July 19, 1948. Justice Kabir did his LLB and MA from University of Calcutta and was made a permanent judge of the Calcutta high court on August 6, 1990.
He was appointed as Chief Justice of the Jharkhand High Court on 1.3.2005.
He was appointed as a Judge, Supreme Court of India on September 9, 2005.
He was the Chief Justice of India from 29.09.2012 to 19.7. 2013
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