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04/09/2018 1:10 PM IST | Updated 31/01/2019 4:23 PM IST

CJI Dipak Misra Recommends Justice Ranjan Gogoi As Next Chief Justice

Justice Gogoi will be sworn in as the next CJI on 3 October.

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A file photo of Ranjan Gogoi.

NEW DELHI -- Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra on Tuesday sent a letter to the central government recommending Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor.

Justice Gogoi will be sworn in as the next CJI on 3 October.

The CJI wrote to the Ministry of Law and Justice endorsing and recommending the name of Justice Gogoi, the senior-most judge, as the next CJI.