Justice BV Nagarathna Could Be India's First Woman Chief Justice

Justice BV Nagarathna is anon a adjudicator with the Karnataka High Court.

Justice BV Nagarathna is in band to become the aboriginal woman Chief Justice of India in 2027.

Led by Chief Justice NV Ramana, the Supreme Cloister Collegium has recommended the names of nine board for the acclivity to the top court.

Justice BV Nagarathna, who is anon a adjudicator with the Karnataka High Court, has additionally been recommended by the Collegium. She was appointed as an Additional Adjudicator of the High Cloister of Karnataka in 2008 and as a abiding adjudicator about two years later.

She is acceptable to accept a month-long tenure. Her arrangement will be a celebrated moment for the country's judiciary. She will be afterward in the footsteps of her ancestor ES Venkataramiah, who was the Chief Justice of India amid June 1989 and December 1989.

One of the key comments by Justice Nagarathna fabricated during her contempo cloister hearings is: "India's affectionate association doesn't apperceive how to amusement empowered women."

Earlier this year, while audition a case on mid-day meals, Justice Nagarathna said: "Nobody can abstraction on a athirst stomach."

In July, a analysis bank of Justices B V Nagarathna and Hanchate Sanjeevkumar, observed: "There may be adulterine parents but there can never be adulterine children."

Justice Hima Kohi and Justice Bela Trivedi are the added two women board in the account of recommendations by the Collegium. 

Justice Hima Kohli became the aboriginal woman to authority the column of Chief Justice of Telangana High Cloister in January. She has additionally served as a adjudicator in the Delhi High Cloister in 2006. 

Justice Bela Trivedi is anon a adjudicator in the Gujarat High Court. In May, she criticised the Gujarat government over blaze at a Covid hospital that dead 18 people. It "amounts to the audacious activity on the allotment of the accompaniment for not actuality acute so that such incidents are not afresh afresh and again," she had told the government. 

There accept been demands for India to accept a woman Chief Justice.

Ahead of his retirement, above Chief Justice of India SA Bobde had said that "the time has appear for India to accept a woman Chief Justice".

"We accept the absorption of women in our minds, and we are implementing it best. There is no attitude change in us. The alone affair is we accept to get acceptable candidates," he had said in April.

Chief Justice Ramana has additionally said beforehand that it's time for a woman to arch the judiciary.

Senior Advocate and above Additional Solicitor General PS Narasimha will additionally be a Supreme Cloister Judge.

Other board who accept been recommended by the five-member Collegium are Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka, Justice Vikram Nath,, Justice JK Maheshwari, Justice CT Ravikumar and Justice MM Sundresh.

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