Justice BV Nagarathna is in line to turn into the primary girl Chief Justice of India in 2027 after the highest courtroom’s collegium advisable her for elevation, stated media reviews Wednesday.
Nagarathna, a choose of the Karnataka High Court, will seemingly have a month-long tenure as chief justice however her appointment can be a historic second. Her father E S Venkataramiah served because the Chief Justice of India between June 1989 and December 1989. She was appointed as an Additional Judge of the Karnataka High Court in 2008 and as a everlasting choose after two years.
She is among the three ladies judges advisable for elevation to the highest courtroom. Justice Hima Kohi and Justice Bela Trivedi are the opposite two ladies judges.
The collegium, led by Chief Justice NV Ramana, advisable the identify of 9 judges.