New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the order giving appointment to Justice Ramana as the 48th Chief Justice of India.
Last month, incumbent Chief Justice of India Justice SA Bobde, who is due to retire on April 23, had recommended Justice NV Ramana as his successor.
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Born on August 27, 1957, in Ponnavaram village of Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district, Justice Ramana was enrolled as an advocate on February 10, 1983.
He was appointed as a judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court on June 27, 2000, and functioned as acting Chief Justice from March 10, 2013, to May 20, 2013.
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Justice Ramana was elevated as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court on September 2, 2013, and later as a judge of the Supreme Court on February 17, 2014.
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