Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday congratulated Justice Ranjan Gogoi on taking over as the Chief Justice of India on Wednesday, saying his scholarship and experience will benefit the country immensely.
He succeeds Justice Dipak Misra who retired on attaining 65 years of age Tuesday.
“Congratulate Jusice #RanjanGogoi on swearing in as the 46th #ChiefJustice of India. His scholarship and vast repertoire of experience will benefit India immensely. Wishing him the very best for a fulfilling tenure,” Patnaik said on his twitter handle.
President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath to the 63-year-old Justice Gogoi at a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Darbar Hall Wednesday.