He remained CJI for around 10 months.
Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Altamas Kabir today passed away in Kolkata in the Hospital.
He was suffering from a prolonged illness was under treatment at Apollo hospital in Kolkata as per PTI.
He was reported to be in a critical condition and was on life support.
With age of just 68 years he was suffering from a kidney ailment. He had his last breath at 2.52 PM today.
He is survived by his wife Ms. Meena Kabir, a daughter and a son, his son in-law Leon D’Souza.
He was 39th Chief Justice of India and held CJI’s office from September 29, 2012 till July 18, 2013.