Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as the Chief Justice of India (CJI) at Rashtrapati Bhavan

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New Delhi: Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as the 46th Chief Justice of India on Wednesday after Justice Dipak Misra retired from the post on Monday.

Prime Minister Modi present along with LK Advani and Rajnath Singh.

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#  Justice Ranjan Gogoi swearing-in ceremony – Prime Minister Modi present along with LK Advani and Rajnath Singh.

# CJI Dipak Misra present at the swearing-in ceremony.

# Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as the Chief Justice of India (CJI) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Justice Gogoi had on Wednesday said that if required the bench would monitor the compliance of its order as it asked 19 States and six Union territories to give the details of the number of cases pending against the lawmakers in these states.

Gogoi was among four judges who held press conference

Justice Ranjan Gogoi, one of the four senior Supreme Court judges who virtually revolted against the country’s chief justice over “selective” case allocation and certain judicial orders, said “there is no crisis”.

In an unprecedented move, the four senior Supreme Court judges — justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, M B Lokur and Kurian Joseph — had called a press conference in New Delhi said the situation in the top court was “not in order” and that many “less than desirable” things had taken place.

Justice Gogoi handled

With Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman, Justice Gogoi monitored the Assam NRC.

In 2016, he issued a contempt notice to former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju for ‘attacking judges and not judgement’ in Soumya rape and murder case.

He gave the judgement in infamous Aarushi murder case and dismissed plea for probe into the attack on former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar.