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President Ramnath Kovind Approves NV Ramana As Next CJI, To Take Charge On April 24

NV Ramana, who hails from Andhra Pradesh, was elected as a permanent judge in the Andhra Pradesh High Court in the year 2000.

 

New Delhi| President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the name of the next Chief Justice of the country. He has appointed Justice NV Ramana as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. The current Chief Justice of the country Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde is retiring on 23 April. NV Ramana will take charge as the next CJI on April 24. The President will administer him the oath.

NV Ramana’s tenure with more than 45 years of judicial experience and knowledge of constitutional matters will be till 26 August 2022.

Also Read: Why Did AP CM Jagan Reddy Write Explosive Letter To CJI Against CJI-In-Waiting Justice NV Ramana?

NV Ramana, who hails from Andhra Pradesh, was elected as a permanent judge in the Andhra Pradesh High Court in the year 2000. He was in the Delhi High Court before his appointment as a Supreme Court judge in February 2014. 63-year-old Nuthalapathy Venkata Ramana started his judicial career on 10 February 1983. He started as a lawyer from Andhra Pradesh.

He then practised in Andhra Pradesh High Court, Andhra Pradesh Administrative Tribunal as well as Supreme Court. He is considered to be an expert on constitutional, criminal and inter-state river water sharing laws. NV Ramana, who has a long experience of nearly 45 years, has been a part of the constitutional bench of many important judgments of the Supreme Court.

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