Justice BV Nagaratna can become the first woman Chief Justice of the country

B V Nagaratna

New Delhi / Correspondent

Justice of Karnataka High Court. BV Nagaratna's name has been recommended by a Supreme Court collegium  headed by Chief Justice NV Raman, who is expected to become India's first woman Chief Justice in 2027.

The Collegium has recommended the names of a total of 9 judges. It also includes the name of Justice Nagaratna. 

Justice Nagaratna has been appointed as an Additional Judge of the Karnataka High Court in 2008. Two years later, she was elected a permanent judge.

If Justice Nagaratna is appointed as the Chief Justice, she will only get a term of one month. However, her  appointment as Chief Justice will be a historic moment. She will be the first woman Chief Justice of India. Her father. ES Venkatramaiah was the Chief Justice of India from June to December 1989.

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