Ranjan Gogoi

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Ranjan Gogoi
CJI Ranjan gogoi.jpg
46th Chief Justice of India
Assumed office
3 October 2018
Appointed byRam Nath Kovind
Preceded byDipak Misra
Judge of the Supreme Court of India
In office
23 April 2012 – 2 October 2018
Appointed byPrathiba Patil
Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court
In office
12 February 2011 – 23 April 2012
Preceded byMukul Mudgal[1]
Succeeded byAdarsh Kumar Goel (acting)
Personal details
Born (1954-11-18) 18 November 1954 (age 65)
Dibrugarh, Assam, India[2]
ChildrenRaktim Gogoi and Rashmi Gogoi [3] [4]
FatherKeshab Chandra Gogoi[5]
Alma materUniversity of Delhi

Ranjan Gogoi (born 18 November 1954)[6] is an Indian judge. He is the 46th Chief Justice of India. He became Chief Justice on 3 October 2018.[7] His term as Chief Justice ends on 17 November 2019.[8] He is the first person from Northeast India to become Chief Justice of India.

On 20 April 2019, Gogoi was accused of sexual harassment by a former assistant.[9]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former Hon'ble Chief Justice of the High Court of Punjab and Haryana". highcourtchd.gov.in. Retrieved 2018-09-14.
  2. Karmakar, Rahul (8 September 2018). "Who is Ranjan Gogoi, and what is he known for?". The Hindu.
  3. "अलहदा किस्म के न्यायाधीश". aajtak.intoday.in.
  4. Prakash, Satya (5 April 2017). "SC judges' sons object to inclusion in Punjab panel". The Tribune.
  5. "Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as SC judge". The Assam Tribune. 24 April 2012.
  6. "Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ranjan Gogoi". Supreme Court of India. Archived from the original on 11 May 2012.
  7. "Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as Chief Justice of India". The Indian Express. 2018-10-03. Retrieved 2018-10-03.
  8. "Ranjan Gogoi". scobserver.clpr.org.in. 14 October 2018. Retrieved 2018-10-14.
  9. "India's Chief Justice Is Accused of Sexual Harassment". The New York Times. 20 April 2019.