New Delhi: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra has sent a letter to the Central government recommending Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor.
Justice Gogoi currently the second senior-most judge in the Supreme Court, will take charge on October 3 as the next Chief Justice of India.
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Chief Justice Mishra retires a day before, but since October 2 is a holiday, October 1 will be his last working day.
The CJI has written to the Ministry of Law and Justice endorsing and recommending the name of Justice Gogoi, senior-most judge, as the next CJI.