CJI will name Ranjan Gogoi, say sources

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra will endorse Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the senior most come to a option of the Supreme Court docket, as his successor and the 46th Chief Justice of India, sources said.“A a hundred per cent, the Chief Justice will recommend Justice Gogoi as his successor,” Supreme Court docket Bar Association president and senior advocate Vikas Singh said over the cellular phone on Saturday.Bar Council of India (BCI) Chairman and senior advocate Manan Kumar Mishra said the BCI had sent a letter to Chief Justice Misra a month ago, urging him to recommend Justice Gogoi because the next Chief Justice of India.”Convention will doubtless be adopted. There is rarely always any room for doubt. Justice Gogoi will doubtless be rapid,” Mr. Mishra said.On Saturday, the Ministry of Guidelines and Justice said they’d no longer bought any expert dialog from Chief Justice Misra yet.“There is, alternatively, clarity that tradition will doubtless be adopted within the appointment, and this would even be in accordance with the CJI’s advice,” said a senior expert within the ministry.A extremely-positioned source within the Supreme Court docket had, as early as in July, indicated that “tradition will doubtless be adopted” within the court.Chief Justice Misra is retiring on October 2. Convention demands the advice letter from the incumbent be sent no longer no longer as a lot as a month earlier than his date of retirement. Convention moreover requires the senior most come to a option of the Supreme Court docket be appointed Chief Justice of India.The advice letter of the incumbent is step one within the center of of appointment of the next Chief Justice of India.