CJI Ranjan Gogoi to retire on November 17, sits in bench for last time

New Delhi: Outgoing Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi will demit office on November 17. CJI sat on the bench for the last time in court number 1 of the Supreme Court today.

Court number 1 of the apex court is the courtroom of the Chief Justice of India.

Justice Gogoi sat in the bench with chief justice-designate S A Bobde for just four minutes, during which Supreme Court Bar Association president Rakesh Khanna expressed gratitude on behalf of the Bar to the chief justice.

An apex court official said Justice Gogoi would visit Raj Ghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi. He had also visited the Raj Ghat on October 3 last year after taking oath as the CJI.