On Tuesday, President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Justice NV Ramana as the new Chief Justice of India. With this Ramana is all set to become the 48th person to hold the post. Ramana will be sworn into the post on 24th April and his term will end on 26th August 2022.
In March this year, the sitting Chief Justice of India SA Bobde suggested Ramana’s name who is currently the second senior-most judge of the Supreme Court of India.
Justice Ramana first enrolled as an advocate in February 1983 at the Andhra Pradesh High Court. Since then he has worked as a panel counsel for several government organisations.
Ramana served as the acting chief justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court from 10th March 2013 to 20th May 2013 and the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court from 2nd September 2013, to 2014 and promoted to the Supreme Court.