New Delhi: Justice NV Ramana has been appointed as the following Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind. He’ll take oath on April 24.
Final month, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, who is because of retire on April 23, had advisable Justice Ramana as his successor.
Born in an agricultural household in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district on August 27, 1957, Justice Ramana would be the nation’s high choose for a yr and 4 months, until August 26, 2022.
He would be the second Chief Justice of India from Andhra Pradesh; Justice Okay Subba Rao was the ninth Chief Justice of India from 1966-67.
In his practically four-decade-long profession, Justice Ramana “has practiced within the Excessive Courtroom of Andhra Pradesh, central and Andhra Pradesh Administrative Tribunals and the Supreme Courtroom of India in civil, felony, constitutional, labour, service and election issues. He has specialised in constitutional, felony, service and inter-state river legal guidelines,” as per his profile on the official web site of the Supreme Courtroom.
He was “appointed as a everlasting Choose of the Andhra Pradesh Excessive Courtroom on June 27, 2000. He functioned as performing Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh Excessive Courtroom from March 10, 2013 to Might 20, 2013,” it additional reads.
He was elevated because the Chief Justice of Delhi Excessive Courtroom in 2013 and as a choose within the high court docket in 2014.
Justice Ramana, 63, was a part of a bench that dominated that suspension of Web in Jammu and Kashmir must be reviewed instantly. He was additionally a part of the panel of judges which held that the Chief Justice’s workplace comes beneath the ambit of the Proper to Data (RTI) Act.
Justice Bobde, who has been a part of a number of key instances together with the historic Ayodhya verdict, was sworn in because the 47th Chief Justice of India in November 2019, succeeding Justice (retired) Ranjan Gogoi. The Ayodhya verdict had cleared the best way for the development of a Ram Temple, ending decades-old dispute.
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