New Delhi, Dec 23:

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea challenging the appointment of Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar as the new Chief Justice of India when incumbent Chief Justice T.S Thakur retires on January 3, 2017.

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A vacation bench of Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice L.Nageswara Rao dismissed the plea submitted by the National Lawyers Campaign for Judicial Transparency and Reforms. (IANS)