New Delhi, Oct 3: Justice Ranjan Gogoi will take over as the 46th Chief Justice of India today. He takes over from Justice Dipak Misra who retired on October 2 after passing a string of verdicts that included the constitutional validity of Aadhaar, adultery law, the Sabarimala Temple issue among others.
New Delhi, Aug 29: Who will be the next Chief Justice of India. Justice Ranjan Gogoi who hails from Assam could well be in line to succeed Justice Dipak Misra as the next CJI.
There has been speculation galore whether Justice Ranjan Gogoi will be appointed as the next Chief Justice of India. Union Law Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad said, when the incumbent names the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court as his successor as per convention, the executive will take a call.