Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi vacated his official residence Lutyens Home within three days of his retirement. Gogoi, who hails from Dibrugarh will move to Guwahati where his house is renovated and his security is upgraded to Z plus category. Ranjan Gogoi earlier created history by delivering the verdict on the landmark Ayodhya temple-mosque case. He was a part of a five-judge Constitution bench and delivered the verdict on November 9, 2019.
Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi was given a month’s deadline to vacate the official residence at 5 Krishna Menon Marg bungalows. He however set an iconic example by vacating it within three days of retirement. He became the first judge to do so in such a short time. Ranjan Gogoi retired on November 17, 2019 and is succeeded by Sharad arvind Bobde, the newly appointed CJI.
On the last working day of the former CJI, Gogoi visited the number one court of Supreme Court for a brief time period, where lawyers’ body and advocates accolade and congratulated on his term.