In the farewell to Justice SA Bobde, who retired as the Chief Justice yesterday, Justice NV Ramana said that we are going through a tough times mentioning the battle against covid-19.
- Justice NV Ramana is the 48th chief justice of India
- NV Ramana is second chief justice from Andhra Pradesh
- Justice Ramana will remain as country’s top judge for a year and four months
In the farewell to Justice SA Bobde, who retired as the Chief Justice yesterday, Justice Ramana said, “We are going through testing times as we battle the covid-19 wave. Lawyers, judges and court staff are all affected due to the virus. Some hard measures may be necessary to break the chain of transmission. We can defeat the pandemic together with dedication.” Another challenge Justice NV Ramana faces is filling up six vacancies in the top court. Because during justice Bobde tenure not even a single judge was appointed in Apex court.
He was born to a agriculture family in Andhra Pradesh on August 27,1957 (aged 63) he will be serving for a year and four months till August 26,2022. He 2nd chief justice and justice k Subba Rao who was 9th chief justice in 1966-67 was 1st chief justice from Andhra Pradesh.
Justice Ramana was part of a bench that ruled that suspension of Internet in Jammu and Kashmir should be reviewed immediately. He was also part of the panel of judges which held that the Chief Justice’s office comes under the ambit of the Right to Information Act.