Sunday, Apr 18, 2021 | Last Update : 10:18 AM IST

  India   All India  06 Apr 2021  Justice Ramana appointed as Chief Justice of India

Justice Ramana appointed as Chief Justice of India

ANI
Published : Apr 6, 2021, 12:09 pm IST
Updated : Apr 6, 2021, 12:09 pm IST

Current CJI SA Bobde is due to retire on April 23

Presently, Justice Ramana is the senior-most Supreme Court judge after the CJI. (PTI file photo)
 Presently, Justice Ramana is the senior-most Supreme Court judge after the CJI. (PTI file photo)

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Justice NV Ramana as the 48th Chief Justice of India on Tuesday.

"In exercise of the power conferred by clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution of India, The President is pleased to appoint Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana, Judge of the Supreme Court, to be the Chief justice of India with effect from April 24," the Centre said in official notification.

 

Presently, Justice Ramana is the senior-most Supreme Court judge after the CJI.

Notably, current CJI SA Bobde is due to retire on April 23.

Tags: justice ramana, chief justice of india (cji), new cji, cji sa bobde to retire on april 23, nuthalapati venkata ramana
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi