Justice NV Ramana sworn in as 48th CJI

Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana was sworn in as the 48th Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday.

Justice Ramana took the oath at a brief ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad were among those present at the ceremony.

Justice Ramana took the oath in English in the name of God.

About Justice NV Ramana

Nuthalapti Venkata Ramana born on 27th August 1957, who is serving as a judge of the Supreme Court of India was appointed as the 48th Chief Justice of India by the President on 6th April, 2020. Justice N V Ramana will take charge from the 24th of April, 2021 and has been said to have the longest tenure.

Important Judgements:-

Central Public Information Officer v. Subhash

Chandra Agarwal, 2019: The 5-judge constitution Bench of Ranjan Gogoi, NV Ramana, DY Chandrachud, Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna, held that the office of the Chief Justice of India comes under the purview of the Right to Information.

Anuradha Bhasin v. Union of India, 2020:
A 3-judge bench of NV Ramana, R Subhash Reddy and BR Gavai, asked the Jammu & Kashmir administration to review all orders imposing curbs on telecom and internet services in the state in a week and put them in public domain.