Chief Justice of India S A Bobde recommended Justice N V Ramana as his successor. CJI Bobde wrote a letter to the Central government recommending to appoint Justice NV Ramana as the next CJI.
Presently, Justice Ramana is the senior-most Supreme Court judge after the CJI.
Bobde has written to the Union law ministry clearing the way for Justice Ramana to be appointed as the 48th Chief Justice of India.
CJI Bobde is scheduled to retire on April 23.