Ministers of Union Cabinet will attend the ceremony
Reportedly, Justice Bobde's oath-taking ceremony will be attended by top dignitaries of the country. Some senior minister of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet and other top officials of the judiciary are likely to attend the event. The oath will be administered by President Kovind.
CJI Gogoi has to deliver 5 verdicts before retirement
Evidently, CJI Gogoi's schedule is packed as he has to deliver five verdicts, including the Ram Janmbhoomi dispute.
He also heads review bench formed to judge the Sabarimala verdict of September 2018.
CJI Gogoi will also announce verdict on Rafale review plea, the case filed against former Congress President Rahul Gandhi by BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi, and constitutional validity of the Finance Act, 2017.