Justice Lalit Mohan Sharma : Former Chief Justice of INDIA
Date of birth : February 12, 1928
Place of Birth : Gaya (Bihar)
Passed B.A. Hons. (Patna University ) in 1946.
Passed B.L. (Patna University) in 1948.
Enrolled as articled clerk in High Court, Patna in 1949.
Started practice in High Court, Patna as an Advocate - Feb. 6, 1950.
Enrolled as Supreme Court Advocate - March 6, 1957.
Later nominated as Senior Advocate.
Took charge (oath) as Judge, Patna High Court on April 12, 1973.
Took charge (oath) as Judge, Supreme Court of India on October 5, 1987. Appointed Chief Justice of India on November 18, 1992.
Retired on Feb. 11, 1993.