Justice Ranjan Gogoi to take oath as Chief Justice of India on October 3

Justice Ranjan Gogoi to take oath as Chief Justice of India on October 3

Courtesy : Agencies13/09/2018 19:34

  Juaticet Rnjan Gogai is all set to be the next Chief Justice of India. Gogoi will take oath on octomber 3.Incumbent Chief justice of india Deepak Mishra has recommended his name to the government for the post. Gogoi is expected to retire on November 17 as the supreme court Judge. In 2001 Gogoi was appointed a judge in Gauhati High court. He become the chief justice of Punjab and Haryana High court on feburaru 12.2011.

 According  age old conventions, the outgoing CJI recommends the name of the second senior most judge of the Supreme Court as his successor. There is no second guess that Justice Ranjan Gogoi is the second senior most judge due to be elevated to the post of CJI. 

Earlier, rumours about the government introducing a bill to increase the retirement age of judges were doing the rounds in media only to be later put to rest by law ministry denying such speculations. 

For the uninitiated, Justice Ranjan Gogoi was one of the four senior Supreme Court judges, who virtually revolted against CJI Misra over "selective" case allocation and certain judicial orders in January this year. The four senior Supreme Court judges -- Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, MB Lokur and Kurian Joseph -- had called a press conference in New Delhi in second week of January and said the situation in the top court was "not in order" and that many "less than desirable" things had taken place.

At the unprecedented press conference, Justice Gogoi had hinted that the allocation of a case seeking an investigation in the death of special CBI judge BH Loya to a junior judge led to the ‘revolt’

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