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Justice Ranjan Gogoi To Take Charge As Next Chief Justice On 3rd Oct 2018



Justice Ranjan Gogoi To Take Charge As Next Chief Justice On 3rd Oct 2018: Details, Service Career

Justice Ranjan Gogoi will take charge as the new Chief Justice of India (CJI). His name has been recommended for the post by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra to the government. 

Justice Ranjan Gogoi (63 Years) is believed to take oath on 3rd October 2018. His superannuation is due on the 17th of November 2019. 

Justice Ranjan Gogoi was appointed a judge in the Gauhati High Court on February 28, 2001. He later became the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court on 12th February 2011. He was promoted to the top court in April 2012. 

Justice Gogoi is from Assam, and he headed the special bench that is monitoring the updation of National Register of Citizens to identify citizens and weed out illegally settled foreigners. 

Justice Ranjan Gogoi was one of the four Supreme Court judges who held the unprecedented press conference in January this year, raising concerns about the administration of the apex court and the independence of the judiciary. 




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