The President of India appointed Shri Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana, the senior most Judge of the Supreme Court, to be the Chief Justice of India (present CJI S.A. Bobde).
A notification in this regard has been issued by the Department of Justice, Ministry of Law & Justice today. Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana, will take over as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India on 24th April, 2021. He will be 48th Chief Justice of India.
He hails from Ponnavaram Village, Krishna District in Andhra Pradesh.
Appointment of the CJI:
The Chief Justice of India and the Judges of the Supreme Court (SC) are appointed by the President under clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution.
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