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SC likely to get Justice Ranjan Gogoi as judge


Good news for Assam. The state would soon have representation in the Supreme Court.


A panel of judges set up to recommend Supreme Court judge has recommended Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s name as judge in the country’s apex court.


Justice Gogoi, the son of former Assam Chief Minister Keshab Gogoi is now in a stint as Chief Justice with Punjab and Haryana High Court has been recommended by the Collegium of Judges — headed by Chief Justice of India S.H. Kapadia — for elevation to the Supreme Court.


Justice Gogoi, who became a permanent judge of the Gauhati High Court on February 28, 2001, was transferred to the Punjab and Haryana High Court on September 9, 2010. He became its Chief Justice on February 12, 2011.


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