Justice S A Bobde as his Successor,Recommends CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday sent a letter to the Centre

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.

Justice Bobde will likely take oath as 47th CJI on November 18.

Justice Bobde will have a tenure of one year and five months as CJI till April 23, 2021

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