Notification by Ministry of Law and Justice confirms appointment of Justice NV Ramana as the next Chief Justice of India

  • Sakshi Shukla
  • 11:38 AM, 06 Apr 2021

Ministry of Law and Justice, through Secretary to the Government of India, in its notification dated 6.04.2021, confirms the appointment of the Justice NV Ramana as the next Chief Justice of India.

The notification reads,

“In the 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 next Chief Justice of India with effect from Article 24th April, 2021.”

Justice Ramana was elevated as a Judge, Supreme Court of India on 17.02.2014.

He will succeed the present Chief Justice, as the 48th Chief Justice of India.

In a recent news, Supreme Court released a statement dismissing complaint by Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy against Justice Ramana, in the Amravati land scam case.

“A complaint dated 6th October, 2020 sent by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh to the Supreme Court was dealt with under the In-House Procedure and the same, on due consideration, stands dismissed. It be noted that all matters dealt with under the In-house procedure being strictly confidential in nature, are not liable to be made public”, the official statement said.