Know five interesting facts about CJI Ranjan Gogoi

DN Bureau

Justice Ranjan Gogoi was Wednesday sworn in as the 46th Chief Justice of India. Here are five an amazing facts about him.

Ranjan Gogoi

He was born on 18 November 1954 in Dibrugarh, Assam. He is the son of former chief minister of Assam, Keshab Chandra Gogoi.

Ranjan Gogoi

He will serve 13 months as Chief Justice of India and will retire on 17 November 2019.

Ranjan Gogoi

He is first Chief Justice of India from North East of the country. He joined the bar on February 28, 2001 as a permanent judge of the Gauhati High Court.

Ranjan Gogoi

He was transferred to the Punjab and Haryana High Court on 9 September 2010. Then, he was appointed as Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court on 12 February 2011 and then a judge of the Supreme Court on 23 April 2012.

Ranjan Gogoi

He will be the first CJI to face the live streaming and will handle vital verdicts during his tenure.

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