New Delhi , Oct 3 : At a ceremony held today in the Durbar Hall, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Justice Ranjan Gogoi was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India. He took and subscribed to the oath of office before the President.
He was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind in the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
He is India’s 46th Chief Justice succeeds Chief Justice Dipak Misra, who demitted office on October 2, with Monday being his last working day in the top court.
Chief Justice Gogoi, 64, is the first judge from the northeast to attain the highest office of the Supreme Court.
He will be in office for 13 months and 15 days till November 17, 2019.
With PIB inputs