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Former CJI Altamas Kabir Passes Away [Read Medical Bulletin]

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19 Feb 2017 11:28 AM GMT
Former CJI Altamas Kabir Passes Away [Read Medical Bulletin]
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Former Chief Justice of India Justice Altamas Kabir passed away at Kolkata. He was suffering from a prolonged illness and was undergoing treatment at Apollo hospital in Kolkata.

The hospital authorities confirmed his death at 2.52PM.

He was the 39th Chief Justice of India.

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

Read the Medical Bulletin here.

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