According to the convention, the CJI recommends the name of the senior-most judge as the successor. Justice Uday Umesh Lalit is next in seniority to NV Ramana. The CJI is scheduled to demit office on August 26.
New Delhi: The office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana Wednesday received a communication from the Ministry of Law and Justice urging him to initiate the process of recommending his successor.
The CJI is scheduled to demit office on August 26.