In the following month, he chose to opt out of the Supreme Court collegium meetings till the highest judiciary ushers in transparency. He served as the Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court and Chief Justice of Kerala before he was elevated as Judge, Supreme Court of India on October 10, 2011. Justice Ranjan GogoiJustice Ranjan Gogoi, who hails from Assam, had been at the Gauhati High Court before being transferred to the Punjab and Haryana High Court on September 9, 2010. He was elevated as a Kerala High Court Judge on July 12, 2000, according to the Supreme Court website. He was made a Permanent Judge of that High Court in July 1999 and was appointed as the Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court on June 24, 2010.
Source: The Hindu January 12, 2018 08:54 UTC