Justice Ramana appointed as new CJI

NEW DELHI, Apr 6: Senior-most Supreme Court judge Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana was today appointed as the next Chief Justice of India.
According to a notification issued by the Government, Justice Ramana would take over as the 48th CJI on April 24 after incumbent CJI S A Bobde demits office a day before.
Justice Ramana would retire on August 26, 2022.

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“In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana, Judge of the Supreme Court, to be the Chief Justice of India with effect from 24th April, 2021,” the notification read.
As per convention, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister PK Mishra and Secretary (Justice) in the Law Ministry Barun Mitra handed over the warrant of appointment signed by the President to Justice Ramana this morning, sources said. (PTI)