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Former Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry
Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Former Chief Justice of Pakistan, served as the 20th Chief Justice of Pakistan, over three non-consecutive terms from 29 June 2005 to 11 December 2013.
He has served the judiciary for about 24 years. Initially, he was appointed as judge of the Balochistan High Court in Quetta in 1993, where he was further appointed as Chief Justice of the High Court in 1999. There forward, he was elevated to be judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and subsequent thereto, he was elevated to become the Chief Justice of Pakistan in June 2005.
In this capacity, he struggled for implementation of rule of law and sustenance of supremacy of the Constitution against the military dictators, and ultimately succeeded in ensuring the rule of the Constitution against the presiding dictator, who was ruling the country against the constitutional provisions but had to give up consequently.