Chief Justice of India SA Bobde recommends appointment of Justice NV Ramana as next CJI:

25th Mar,2021

Chief Justice of India SA Bobde recommends appointment of Justice NV Ramana as next CJI:

Chief Justice of India (CJI), SA Bobde has set the ball moving for delegating his replacement by prescribing to the Central government to name senior-most appointed authority Justice NV Ramana to the most elevated legal post of the country.The suggestion was made to the Union Law Ministry and a duplicate of the letter of proposal was additionally given over to his replacement, Justice Ramana.

In this interaction, CJI likewise excused the objection documented by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy against Justice Ramana according to the Amaravati land trick, sources said. Equity Ramana was designated to the Supreme Court on February 17, 2014.

He is relied upon to take over as CJI on April 24, 2021 after the retirement of occupant CJI, SA Bobde on April 23.Justice Ramana will have a significantly long residency as CJI with more than 16 months in charge before he resigns on August 26, 2022. Indeed, it will be the longest residency as Chief Justice of India for almost 10 years. Late Justice SH Kapadia was the last appointed authority to have a more drawn out residency enduring from May 2010 to September 2012.