Hyderabad: Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana paid a visit to Hyderabad on Friday evening, after offering prayers at the Lord Venkateshwara Swamy temple in Tirupati. This marks the CJI's first visit to the city after taking charge.
The CJI, accompanied by his wife, was received by TTD chairman Y.V. Subba Reddy at the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam on 10 June. The couple took part in the anointing service.
The CJI offered prayers at Akilandam and later visited Anjaneya Swamy. "I have reached these heights with the blessings of Swami. I will work to take the judiciary to the highest level," he told the media.
In the city, he was received by High Court Chief Justice Hima Kohli, Governor of Telangana Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rai, and chief secretary Somesh Kumar at Raj Bhavan. Telangana law minister A. Indrakaran Reddy, secretary to Governor K. Surendra Mohan and other cabinet ministers were also present at the event.
Senior judges, judicial officers, and police officers were among those who took part in extending a grand welcome to the Chief Justice of India at the Raj Bhavan which wore a festive look for his visit.