Ranjan Gogoi Biography


Ranjan Gogoi Biography 

Ranjan Gogoi is born on 18 November 1954. He is an Indian jurist serving as the 46th and current Chief Justice of India since 3 October 2018. His term as Chief Justice ends on 17 November 2019. He is the first person from Assam to become Chief Justice of India. On 9 November 2019, The five judge bench headed by him delivered the verdict in the most delayed, historical and controversial–Ayodhya dispute case.

Date Of Birth: 18 November 1954.

Chief Justice of India since: 3 October 2018.



Ranjan Gogoi was born in a Tai-Ahom family with family residence at the K.C. Gogoi Path in Dibrugarh. Along with paternal family , the royal family of Tai-Ahom Chao Pha Purandar Singha can be traced back from his mother’s side. His father is Kesab Chandra Gogoi, an Indian National Congress politician who served as Chief Minister of Assam for two months in 1982.

High School: Gogoi attended Don Bosco school in Dibrugarh.

College Attend:  St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, graduating with honours in history.

Law Degree:   Delhi University.

Gogoi enrolled at the bar in 1978, and practiced at the Gauhati High Court, where he was made a Permanent Judge on 28 February 2001. He was transferred to the Punjab and Haryana High Court on 9 September 2010, becoming its Chief Justice on 12 February 2011. On 23 April 2012, he was elevated as a Judge of the Supreme Court. On 3 October 2018, he was appointed as Chief Justice of India.