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Justice Gogoi at third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture: ‘Judiciary needs to be more pro-active’

The lecture series was launched by The Express Group in March 2016 to mark 25 years of the passing away of Ramnath Goenka, founder of The Indian Express.

Justice Gogoi at third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture: 'Judiciary needs to be more pro-active'

Supreme Court judge Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the second most senior judge of the apex court, delivered the Third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture in New Delhi on Thursday. (Express Photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

Justice Gogoi at third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture: 'Judiciary needs to be more pro-active'

The lecture series was launched by The Express Group in March 2016 to mark 25 years of the passing away of Ramnath Goenka, founder of The Indian Express. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)

Justice Gogoi at third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture: 'Judiciary needs to be more pro-active'

Justice Gogoi spoke on “The vision of justice”. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)

Justice Gogoi at third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture: 'Judiciary needs to be more pro-active'

Executive Director of The Express Group, Anant Goenka (left), presents a sketch to Justice Ranjan Gogoi at the third RNG Lecture in New Delhi on Thursday. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Justice Gogoi at third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture: 'Judiciary needs to be more pro-active'

“I will only say that if it wishes to preserve its moral and institutional leverage, it must remain uncontaminated,” says Justice Gogoi. (Express Photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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Justice Ranjan Gogoi also pointed out that the disparity that is prevalent because of the “two Indias” is “perceptible”. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Jurist Fali S Nariman and his wife at the third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)

Justice Ranjan Gogoi: The judgments beyond their bare letter, say that, societal morality is fickle and not that, but constitutional morality that ought to dictate terms. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi with former finance minister P Chidambaram attending the third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)

From (L-R): Hrishikesh Roy, Chief Justice, Kerala High Court, Deepak Gupta, Judge, Supreme Court, N V Ramanna, Judge, Supreme Court, Madan B Lokur, Judge, Supreme Court at the third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)

Former MP Jitin Prasada with his wife at the third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture. (Express Photo by Anil Sharma)

Advocate Prashant Bhushan at the third RNG Lecture in New Delhi on Thursday. (Express Photo by Anil Sharma)

Former Chief Justice of India Rajendra Mal Lodha at the at the third RNG Lecture in New Delhi on Thursday. (Express Photo by Anil Sharma)

From (L-R): Acting Chief Justice of Delhi High Court Justice Gita Mittal, Former Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, CPI leader D Raja and jurist Soli Sorabjee at the third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)

Punjab and Haryana High Court Judge Justice Surya Kant with his wife (Express Photo by Anil Sharma)

Executive Director of The Express Group, Anant Goenka (left) with Justice Ranjan Gogoi at the third RNG Lecture in New Delhi on Thursday. (Express Photo by Anil Sharma)

CPI leader D Raja greets Anant Goenka, Executive Director of The Express Group. (Express Photo by Anil Sharma)

Former MP Jitin Prasada with his wife at the third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture. (Express Photo by Anil Sharma)

Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi with former finance minister P Chidambaram and Justice Gogoi at the third Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture. (Express Photo by Anil Sharma)

Justice Ranjan Gogoi at the 3rd Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture in New Delhi on Thursday. Several SC judges and HC judges were present. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)