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CJI Ranjan Gogoi Writes To Govt, Recommends Justice Bobde As His Successor

CJI Ranjan Gogoi Writes To Govt, Recommends Justice Bobde As His Successor

Justice Gogoi, who was sworn in as the 46th Chief Justice of India in 2018, will demit the office on November 17.

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S A Bobde

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday sent a letter to the Centre recommending Justice S A Bobde, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, as his successor.

Official sources, quoted by PTI, said Justice Gogoi wrote a letter to the Ministry of Law and Justice recommending Justice Bobde to be the next chief justice.

Justice Gogoi, who was sworn in as the 46th Chief Justice of India on October 3, 2018, will demit the office on November 17.

Official sources said the chief justice has gone by the convention to recommend the name of the next senior judger after him as his successor.

(PTI)

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