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Jagdish Singh Khehar (Chief Justice) Age, Wife, Biography, Facts & More

Jagdish Singh Khehar

Bio
Real NameJagdish Singh Khehar
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionJudge
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weightin Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 11 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 August 1952
Age (as in 2016)64 Years
Birth PlacePunjab
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
NationalityIndian
HometownPunjab
SchoolNot Known
CollegePanjab University, Chandigarh
Educational QualificationsLL. M. (Master's degree in law)
DebutAs an Advocate in 1979
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Jagdish Singh Khehar with his mother
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
ReligionSikh
ControversiesNot Known
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseNot Known
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughter- Not Known
Money Factor
Salary2.10 lakh/month (INR)

Jagdish Singh Khehar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jagdish Singh Khehar

  • Does Jagdish Singh Khehar smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Jagdish Singh Khehar drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Khehar was appointed as the Chief Justice of India on 13 September 2011 and will be the 44 the Chief Justice of India after the retirement of CJI T S Thakur on 44th January 2017.
  • Justice Thakur recommended his name as his successor.
  • He is the first ever Chief Justice of India from Sikh community.
  • Before doing law, he graduated in science.
  • He was awarded the Gold Medal after he secured 1st position in the Panjab University.
  • He led the 5-judge bench of the Supreme Court that struck down the controversial National Judicial Accountability Commission (NJAC) Act in 2015.
  • He was also on the bench that sent Sahara India chief Subrata Roy to jail in a case relating to refund of monies to investors.
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