Engalaguppe Seetharamiah Venkataramiah

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E. S. Venkataramiah
19th Chief Justice of India
In office
19 jun 1989 – 17 December 1989
Nominated by Collegium of judges headed by CJI R M Lodha
Appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee
Preceded by R.S. Pathak
Succeeded by Sabyasachi Mukharji
Chief Justice of Bombay High Court
Preceded by Prakash Chandra Tatia
D. N. Patel (acting)
Personal details
Born (1924-12-18) December 18, 1924 (age 90)

Engalaguppe Seetharamiah Venkataramiah (E. S. Venkataramiah) (December 18, 1924 – September 24, 1997[1]) was the 19th Chief Justice of India, serving from June 19, 1989 until his retirement on December 17, 1989.

He began his legal career in 1946, and was appointed as a Judge of Karnataka High Court in November 1970.

In March 1979, he was appointed as Judge of the Supreme Court of India, and he became Chief Justice of India in June 1989.Incidentally he is the first person from Karnataka to become the Chief Justice of India

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Preceded by
Raghunandan Swarup Pathak
Chief Justice of India
June 19, 1989– December 17, 1989
Succeeded by
Sabyasachi Mukharji