Justice Ranjan Gogoi Takes Oath as Chief Justice of India

Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as the Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India
Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as the Chief Justice of Supreme Court of India

At a ceremony held today (October 3, 2018) at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Justice Ranjan Gogoi was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India. He took and subscribed to the oath of office before the President of India.

He became the Chief Justice after the retirement of Justice Dipak Misra. Born on 18th November, 1954, Justice Gogoi was enrolled as an advocate in 1978. He practiced in the Gauhati High Court on constitutional, taxation and company matters.

He was appointed as a Permanent Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 28th February, 2001. On 9th September, 2010, he was transferred to the Punjab & Haryana High Court.

He was appointed as Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court on 12th February, 2011. He was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India on 23rd April, 2012.

Photo courtesy: Rashtrapati Bhavan

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