Justice BV Nagarathna

Judge of Supreme Court of India

Bangalore Venkataramiah Nagarathna is a sitting Judge of Supreme Court of India. She served as a judge of the Karnataka High Court from 2008 to 2021. She is the daughter of former Chief Justice of India, E. S. Venkataramiah.
She gained public attention in 2009 after being forcibly detained within the Karnataka High Court premises by a group of protesting lawyers. She has delivered a number of significant judgments relating to commercial and constitutional law in Karnataka. She is in line to become the first female Chief Justice of India in 2027.