Ranjan Gogoi

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Ranjan Gogoi
Hon'ble Justice Ranjan Gogoi.jpg
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
Assumed office
19 March 2020
Nominated byRam Nath Kovind
Appointed byMuppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu
Preceded byK. T. S. Tulsi
ConstituencyNominated
46th Chief Justice of India
In office
3 October 2018 – 17 November 2019
Appointed byRam Nath Kovind
Preceded byDipak Misra
Succeeded bySharad Arvind Bobde
Judge of Supreme Court of India
In office
23 April 2012 – 2 October 2018
Nominated byS. H. Kapadia
Appointed byPrathiba Patil
Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court
In office
12 February 2011 – 23 April 2012
Nominated byS. H. Kapadia
Appointed byPratibha Patil
Preceded byMukul Mudgal
Succeeded byAdarsh Kumar Goel (acting)
Judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court
In office
9 September 2010 – 11 February 2011
Nominated byS. H. Kapadia
Appointed byPratibha Patil
Judge of Gauhati High Court
In office
28 February 2001 – 8 September 2010 [1]
Nominated byAdarsh Sein Anand
Appointed byK. R. Narayanan
Personal details
Born (1954-11-18) 18 November 1954 (age 66)
Dibrugarh, Assam, India[2]
Spouse(s)Rupanjali Gogoi
Children2[3][4]
FatherKesab Chandra Gogoi[5]
Alma materUniversity of Delhi (BA, LLB)
OccupationJustice

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.