Ramesh Chandra, B.Com., LL.BBorn on 1-11-1940. Joined the Bar in District Guna in
1960 and enrolled as an Advocate in 1962. In April, 1977, recruited directly from the Bar
to the State Higher Judicial Service and was appointed as a District & Sessions Judge.
After functioning as a District & Sessions Judge for a year, he resigned in May 1978
and reverted to the Bar for practice mainly in the High Court. Appointed Additional Judge
of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on 3.5.1988 and made permanent Judge on 4.8.1989.
Transferred to Delhi High Court on 7.2.94. Appointed as a Judge of Supreme Court of India
on 9.12.1998. Appointed as Chief Justice of Supreme Court Of India on 01-06-2004 (Forenoon). Due to retire on 1.11.2005.