Justice Agrawal and Justice Ramana Sworn In as SC Judges

Published: 17th February 2014 12:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th February 2014 12:52 PM   |  A+A-


Justice Rajesh Kumar Agrawal and Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana were sworn in the judges of the Supreme Court here Monday.

With their swearing-in, for the first time in several years the Supreme Court will have its full strength of 31 judges.

Prior to his elevation as the judge of the apex court, Justice Agrawal, 61, was the chief justice of the Madras High Court. He became the chief justice in October 2013.

Justice Agrawal was enrolled as an advocate in 1967 and was elevated as a permanent judge in February 1999.

Justice Ramana, 56, was the chief justice of Delhi High Court since September 2, 2013.

He also functioned as the acting chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court from March 10, 2013, to May 20, 2013.

Justice Ramana had practiced in the Andhra High Court and was appointed its permanent judge June 27, 2000.

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