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Congress welcomes Justice Ranjan Gogoi's appointment as CJI

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Welcoming the appointment of Justice as the 46th of India, the on Thursday said people are looking forward to a resilient court under his leadership, which will dispense justice in a fearless manner.

said the impeccable credentials and uprightness of Justice are known to all.

"The entire legal fraternity and common people are looking forward to a resilient court under his leadership, dispensing justice in a fearless manner to uphold the essential foundational values of our Constitutional democracy," he said.

"We welcome the appointment of Justice as the of We hope that during his tenure he will continue to push the cause of justice as he has done previously in his career," the said on its handle.

signed warrants of appointment of Justice Gogoi following which a notification announcing his appointment was issued by the earlier on Thursday.

Justice Gogoi will assume office on October 3 after incumbent Dipak Misra retires a day before.

He will have a tenure of a little over 13 months and would retire on November 17, 2019.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, September 13 2018. 21:40 IST
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