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Justice UU Lalit will be the 49th CJI of the Supreme Court, replacing NV Ramanna

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New Delhi: On August 27, after the retirement of Chief Justice NV Ramanna, Justice UU Lalit will be the next Chief Justice of the country. NV Ramanna has sent a recommendation of his name to the government.

Significantly, the government had also asked NV Ramanna to suggest the name of his successor. Two days ago, Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju had written a letter to the Chief Justice urging him to send the name of his successor. NV Ramanna is retiring on 27th August.

Justice UU Lalit was appointed as a judge in the Supreme Court on August 13, 2014 and will become the 49th Chief Justice on August 27, 2022, after the retirement of the current Chief Justice NV Ramanna.

One Report However, UU Lalit’s tenure will be only for 73 days, he will remain in office till November 8, 2022. Because the retirement age of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is only 65 years.

Justice Lalit, born in 1957, started his practice in the Bombay High Court in 1983 and practiced there till December 1985.

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