CJI SA Bobde recommends Justice NV Ramana as his successor | India Information
NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde has really helpful the title of Justice NV Ramana to the Centre for appointing him as his successor after he demits workplace on April 23, 2021.
Justice Bobde was sworn in because the forty seventh Chief Justice of India in November 2019, succeeding Justice (retired) Ranjan Gogoi. The event comes after the Centre requested the CJI to advocate his successor with only a few days left earlier than his retirement.
Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde sends a letter to Central authorities recommending to nominate senior most Supreme Court docket Choose Justice NV Ramana as the subsequent CJI.
CJI SA Bobde is because of retire on April 23. pic.twitter.com/VfhkSOKL5z
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Historically, the sitting chief justice writes a suggestion for his probably successor. Justice NV Ramana is the seniormost decide within the Supreme Court docket after CJI Bobde. Born on August 27, 1957, Justice Ramana has tenure until August 26, 2022.
Justice NV Ramana was appointed a everlasting decide of the Andhra Pradesh Excessive Court docket in June 2000. He served as Chief Justice of the Delhi Excessive Court docket earlier than being elevated to the Supreme Court in February 2014.
As per the procedures for the appointment of members of the upper judiciary, “the appointment to the workplace of the Chief Justice of India must be of the senior-most decide of the Supreme Court docket thought-about match to carry the workplace”.