President of India appoints Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India. Justice Ranjan Gogoi will begin the office from 3rd October, 2018 after the retirement of the current Chief Justice, Justice Dipak Misra.
ABOUT JUSTICE RANJAN GOGOI
Justice Ranjan Gogoi is born on 18th November, 1954, Justice Gogoi was enrolled as an advocate in 1978. He practised 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.