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Ranjan Gogoi to be next Chief Justice of India: Reports

Ranjan Gogoi to be next Chief Justice of India: Reports

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 02 Sep 2018, 07:32 am

New Delhi, Sept 2 (IBNS): Justice Ranjan Gogoi, who is the second senior most judge of the Supreme Court, may be soon appointed as the next Chief Justice of India, media reports said.

NDTV quoting sources claimed that Justice Gogoi may take charge as the CJI on October 3.

"Chief Justice Dipak Misra will soon endorse Justice Gogoi's name as his successor, keeping with the tradition of naming the judge next in seniority as the chief justice, NDTV quoting sources reported.

Justice Gogoi will remain as the Chief Justice till November 17.

A few days ago, Chief Justice Deepak Mishra was asked to name his successor.

As per the convention, the law ministry  is supposed to write to the Chief Justice asking for his recommendation on the man who will replace him.

If the recommendation is cleared by the Centre, Justice Gogoi will be administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind.