Published On : Tue, Aug 31st, 2021
National News / News 2 | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

CJI administers oath of office to 9 SC judges

Nine new judges were administered oath of office by Chief Justice of India N V Ramana on Tuesday.

With this, the strength of SC has risen to 33.

CJI Ramana administered oath of office to the nine judges, including three women.

The CJI started the swearing-in by administering oath of office to Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka.

The judges who were administered oath of office as apex court judges include Justice Vikram Nath, Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari, Justice Hima Kohli and Justice B V Nagarathna.

Besides them, Justice C T Ravikumar, Justice M M Sundresh, Justice Bela M Trivedi and senior advocate and former Additional Solicitor General P S Narasimha were also administered oath of office by the CJI.

Justice Nagarathna, the daughter of former CJI E S Venkataramiah, is in line to become the first woman CJI in September 2027.