Ranjan Gogoi

Judicial independence

The NDA government appointed another former CJI, P Sathasivam, as Governor of Kerala in 2014, a few months after he demitted office.

Ayodhya verdict: Film industry welcomes landmark judgement

On 9 November 2019, a five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi ruled that the disputed 2.77-acre land will be taken over by a Government trust for the construction of the temple, while a suitable alternative plot of land measuring 5 acres at a prominent site in Ayodhya will be given to the Sunni Wakf Board.