KN Singh, the Chief Justice of India with the shortest tenure, passes away

KN Singh, the Chief Justice of India with the shortest tenure, passes away

Justice Narain had a tenure of only 17 days as the CJI, making him the chief justice with the shortest tenure.

Former Chief Justice of India Kamal Narain Singh passed away on Thursday, September 8, at the age of 95. His last rites were performed on Friday in Prayagraj.

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Justice Narain had a tenure of only 17 days as the CJI, making him the chief justice with the shortest tenure. He was the 22nd Chief Justice of India, with a term from November 25, 1991 to December 12, 1991.

Born on December 13, 1926, his career as a judge started with his appointment as an Additional Judge of the Allahabad High Court in 1970. He then became a Permanent Judge in August 1972.

He got elevated as a Supreme Court judge in 1986 and, after almost five years, became the CJI. He also served as Chairman of the 13th Law Commission of India from 1991-1994.

Late Justice Narain was part of several important judgments, including the Ganga Pollution case, the case challenging the validity of a death sentence, etc.

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