Chief Justice of India S A Bobde on Wednesday recommended Justice N V Ramana as his successor.
CJI Bobde handed over a copy of the letter of recommendation to his successor Justice Ramana after sending it to the Centre.
CJI Bobde appears to have dismissed the complaint filed by Andhra Pradesh CM Y S Jagan Reddy against Justice Ramana before sending the recommendation letter to the Centre for Justice Ramana’s appointment as the 48th CJI on April 24. CJI Bobde is slated to retire on April 23.
Justice NV Ramana is the senior-most judge in the top court after the CJI. Born on August 27, 1957, Justice Ramana has tenure till August 26, 2022.