SC Chief Justice Gogoi to work out parameters for urgent mentions

New Delhi: New Supreme Court Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday temporarily disallowed the practice of mentioning of urgent matters by lawyers as has been prevalent till now, saying the parameters for this are being worked out.

Justice Gogoi was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind earlier in the day.

As lawyers approached him to compliment over his appointment, Chief Justice Gogoi said: “Lets move on, it is not required.”

“No mentioning (of matters) for Wednesday and Thursday. We are working out the parameters for the mentioning,” said the Chief Justice as the court proceeded with its normal course.

Justice Gogoi succeeded Chief Justice Dipak Misra to become India’s 46th Chief Justice.