Well, Monday turned into an emotional day for Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra as he headed brief court proceeding and shared the last goodbye. He even stopped a lawyer who broke into song to wish him a long life and said that he was “responding from the heart” but will speak from his mind in the evening.
CJI Deepak Misra along with his successor Ranjan Gogoi held the court for the last time.
CJI Deepak would be well remembered for the historical verdicts made by him on key issues like Aadhaar and homosexuality during the last 10 days. He got emotional during the short court proceeding and stopped lawyer who broke into song to wish him a long life.
Justice Gogoi will take the responsibilities and become next CJI On October 3 and Justice Khanwilkar were sitting on the bench said that there will be no urgent mentioning of matter and matter could be heard on 3 October by the bench headed by new CJI.
Though lawyer RP Luthra mentioned two alleged controversial tweets by senior lawyer Indira Jaising and advocate Prashant Bhushan against CJI Deepak Misra for his verdicts on recent issues.
He asked the court to take action over it but the bench of Judges didn’t respond after perusing the tweets.
Justice Dipak Misra, born on 3 October 1953 is 45th CJI since 28 August 2017. He had served as former Chief Justice of the Patna and Delhi High Courts.
He was joined as an additional judge of the Orissa High Court on January 17, 1996, and was later transferred to the Madhya Pradesh High Court. He became a permanent judge on December 19, 1997.
He took the responsibility of the office of chief justice of Patna High Court on December 23, 2009, and became chief justice of the Delhi High Court on May 24, 2010.
Mr Misra was lifted as apex court judge on October 10, 2011, and became 45th CJI on August 28, 2017.
CJI Misra presided various benches and delivered historic judgement on issues like Aadhaar law and Sabrimala temple. He even decriminalised gay sex and adultery.