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CJI Ranjan Gogoi Says No More 'Urgent Mentioning' of Cases in SC Till Parameters Are Fixed

"We will work out the parameters then we will see as to how mentioning will be done," he said.

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday said “parameters” will be worked out for the urgent mentioning and hearing of cases.

Justice Gogoi, who took oath as the 46th CJI, said “no urgent mentioning of cases will be allowed” till certain parameters are fixed for it.Ra

“We will work out the parameters then we will see as to how mentioning will be done,” he said.

“If somebody is going to be hanged tomorrow, then we can understand (urgency)”, the CJI said.

Watch | Meet Ranjan Gogoi, the 46th Chief Justice of India

President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath to 63-year-old Justice Gogoi at a brief ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Darbar Hall. Justice Gogoi succeeds Justice Dipak Misra

Justice Gogoi will have a tenure of a little over 13 months and retire on November 17, 2019.