Ranjan Gogoi was the Chief Justice of India from October 3, 2018 to November 17, 2019. He was sworn in as a member of the Rajya Sabha on March 19, 2020. Gogoi is the son of former Assam Chief Minister Keshab Chandra Gogoi. He was elevated as the Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court on February 12, 2011. A year later, he was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India on April 23, 2012.