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Chief Justice of India S A Bobde is retiring on April 23, 2021 and he has recommended the senior-most judge of Supreme court Justice N V Ramana as his successor.
Justice Ramana, enrolled as an advocate on February 10, 1983. He has specialised in Constitutional, Criminal, Service and Inter-State River laws. was born in an agricultural family in Ponnavaram Village, in Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district.
Justice Ramana was appointed to the Supreme Court on February 17, 2014. He is due to retire on August 22, 2022.
Justice Ramana has previously served as a judge in the Andhra Pradesh High Court from June 27, 2000 to September 1, 2013, after which he was appointed Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court from September 2, 2013 to February 16, 2014. He was also acting Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court from March 10, 2013 to May 20, 2013.