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Justice Ranjan Gogoi will be the next Chief Justice of India

New Delhi:28/8/18: Justice Ranjan Gogoi will be the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) according to the current practice of the Supreme Court. This claim was made by the famous lawyer Indira Jaisingh. CJI Deepak Mishra is retiring on October 2 and Ranjan Gogoi comes after him in seniority. Earlier, some people were speculating that after the four-judge press conference of the Supreme Court, in which Gogoi was involved, another can be decided to make the next CJI.

Indira Jaisingh claimed in a tweet that it is unofficially known that the recommendation for the next CJI will be sent to the Central Government on September 2 and Ranjan Gogoi will be the next CJI. If this is true then Ranjan Gogoi will swear on October 2. CJI Deepak Mishra’s tenure ends on this day. Ranjan Gogoi retires on November 17, 2019

What is the tradition?

Earlier, the Law Ministry had sought Justice Deepak Mishra’s recommendation on the name of the next Chief Justice. According to tradition, Chief Justice recommends the name of most senior judge. It is worth noting that Justice Ranjan Gaooi was named in the four Supreme Court judges who had held a press conference against Chief Justice Deepak Mishra, after which the law enacted the corridor and the politics of the country was also heated.

Justice Gogoi was appointed the judge of the Guwahati High Court on February 28, 2001. He is also a judge in the Punjab and Haryana High Court. He was made Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court on February 12, 2011 and became the judge of the Supreme Court in April 2012.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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