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Posted at: Oct 18, 2019, 10:48 AM; last updated: Oct 18, 2019, 8:40 PM (IST)

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as his successor

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as his successor
CJI Gogoi is due to retire shortly. Tribune file

New Delhi, October 18

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday sent a letter to the Centre recommending Justice SA 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 had gone by the convention to recommend the name of the next senior-most judge after him as his successor. PTI

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