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Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as next Chief Justice of India

Justice Ranjan Gogoi who will retire as CJI on 17 November, wrote a letter to the Ministry of Law & Justice recommending Justice SA Bobde as his successor.

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New Delhi: 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 told PTI that 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.

Also read: CJI Ranjan Gogoi cancels foreign visit to ‘ensure’ Ayodhya verdict before his retirement


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  1. This is one of the things the higher judiciary has got right. No supersessions, ,no extensions in service, both solvents of institutional autonomy. For a generation, that was also the case in the armed forces.

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