Justice Pinaki Ghose takes oath as first Lokpal of India

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday administered the oath of office to Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as Lokpal chairperson.

“The oath was administered at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan,” according to an official statement.

Justice Ghose, the former Supreme Court judge, was on March 19 appointed as the country’s first Lokpal, the anti-corruption ombudsman.