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Justice Ranjan Gogoi Biography, Law Career, Achievements, Awards, Landmark Decisions



Justice Ranjan Gogoi Biography, Early Life, Education, Career in Law, Achievements, Awards, Landmark Decisions, Cases

Justice Ranjan Gogoi is a judge of Supreme Court of India. Justice Ranjan Gogoi is in line to become the Chief Justice of India & supposed to take oath on 3rd October 2018.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi will be the first judge from India's northeast to hold the position of Chief Justice of India. Justice Ranjan Gogoi was born on 18th November 1954 in Guwahati. His father was a former Chief Minister of Assam.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi was enrolled at the Bar Council in 1978, Where he practiced mainly in Guwahati High Court. Justice Ranjan Gogoi was later appointed as Permanent judge of Guwahati High Court on 28th February 2001.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi was appointed as Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court on 12th February 2011. Justice Ranjan Gogoi was promoted as Judge of the Supreme court on 23rd April 2012.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi is the first Supreme Court judge who fined a petitioner Rs five hundred thousand for withdrawing his petition after it came for hearing in front of the honorable court.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi was also associated with the famous judgment that forbade politicians from inserting their photos in government advertisements. Justice Ranjan Gogoi has also disapproved the bar council for typographic mistakes.


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