The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind today announced the new Chief Justice of India. He appointed Justice NV Ramana for the highly dignified position.
A notification concerning the warrant of appointment to this effect was issued. On April 24, Justice Ramana will take the oath as the 48th CJI. He will be having a tenure of around 16 months. Back on February 17, 2014, Ramana was appointed as the judge of the Supreme Court. He is scheduled to retire on February 26, 2020. Previously, SA Bobde was the Chief Justice of India.
Reportedly, Justice Ramana has been part of several significant cases and judgments. In 2020, he was a part of the bench that passed the order to restore internet access in Jammu and Kashmir after the scrapping of special status under Article 370.