N. V. Ramana is a judge in the Supreme Court of India who became the 48th Chief Justice of India in April 2021; S. A. Bobde had recommended his name. He was appointed as the 48th Chief Justice of India by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind on 6 April 2021, and he assumed office on 24 April 2021. On 26 August 2022, he retired as the Chief Justice of India.He was born in an agrarian family from Ponnavaram, Andhra Pradesh. In 1975, his father asked him to move away from their home and stay with his maternal aunt as the government was planning to proclaim an emergency in the country. When he left his home, he only had Rs. 10 with him.He started his career as a journalist and worked for the Eenadu newspaper from 1979 to 1980. Hindustan Times.N. V. Ramana started his practice as an advocate on 10 February 1983 in the High Court of Andhra Pradesh. He has also practised in the Supreme Court of India in several matters like Civil, Criminal, Constitutional, Labour, Service, and Elections.N. V. Ramana also served on the panel of counsel for various government bodies. He was an Additional Standing Counsel for the Central Government. He was a part of the standing counsel for Railways in the Central Administrative Tribunal at Hyderabad.Justice Ramana was appointed as the permanent judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court in June 2000. Later, he served as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court from September 2013 and went on to become a judge of the Supreme Court from February 2014. An old picture of N. V. Ramana.While serving as a judge in the Supreme Court of India, Justice Ramana was responsible for the SC bench that dealt with matters like fast-tracking of trials in cases against legislators, and restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir when Article 370 of the Constitution was being repealed. He was also part of the Bench that looked into the demand of allowing 4G mobile internet in Jammu and Kashmir.N. V. Ramana is a member of the General Council of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. He is also the chairman of the Library Committee in Indian Law Institute, Delhi.Justice Ramana has been a part of several important decisions ranging from electoral issues to bringing the Chief Justice of Indias office within the bounds of the Right to Information (RTI). He further added- RTI should not be used as a tool of surveillance..Apart from law, N. V. Ramana has a keen interest in literature and philosophy. In his leisure time, N. V. Ramana likes to read. Justice N. V. Ramana reading a book.