Lawstreet Journal

Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi To Take Oath As Rajya Sabha Member Tomorrow (March 19, 2020) At 11 AM

Lawstreet Journal 19 Mar 2020 4:33am

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Executive Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi To Take Oath As Rajya Sabha Member Tomorrow (March 19, 2020) At 11 AM

Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi is scheduled to take oath as Rajya Sabha Member tomorrow, that is, March 19, 2020 at 11am.

The President of India on Monday (March 16, 2020) had nominated Justice Ranjan Gogoi to Rajya Sabha as a nominated member.

Justice Gogoi has been nominated to fill the vacancy as Senior Advocate K.T.S. Tulsi retired recently from the Upper House.

Justice Gogoi will join the Club of other nominated members in the Rajya Sabha, namely, Swapan Dasgupta, Dr. Subramanian Swamy, Dr. Narendra Jadhav , Suresh Gopi, Mrs. MangteChungneijang Mary Kom, SambhajirajeChhatrapati, Roopa Ganguly, Ram Shakal , Rakesh Sinha, Dr.SonalMansingh and Raghunath Mohapatra.

BCI Chairman has today said that,'We hail the novel initiative taken by the Hon'ble President of India in nominating Shri Ranjan Gogoi, Former Chief Justice of India as a Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha). We see it as a bridge between the Legislature and Judiciary. This, in fact, would be an ideal opportunity to portray the first hand views of the judiciary before the law makers and vis-a-versa.We sincerely feel thatthe decision will prove to be a landmark and epoch decision, which will go a long way in the process of nation building. We thank Hon’ble President and the Union Government for having such a vision.'.

Interestingly, on March 18, 2020, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed by Madhu Purnima Kishwar (professor at the Indian Council of Social Science Research) in the Supreme Court challenging the nomination of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi as a member of the Rajya Sabha.

The 20-page petition… Continue Reading...


Tagged: CJI Ranjan Gogoi  
Disclaimer: SoOLEGAL in Media collaboration with Lawstreet Journal. SoOLEGAL take no responsbility for the content provided by Lawstreet Journal. For any discrepancies Contact Lawstreet Journal.
Did you find this write up useful? YES 0 NO 0
Featured Members view all

New Members view all

×

C2RMTo Know More

Something Awesome Is In The Work

0

DAYS

0

HOURS

0

MINUTES

0

SECONDS

Sign-up and we will notify you of our launch.
We’ll also give some discount for your effort :)

* We won’t use your email for spam, just to notify you of our launch.