CJI appears before panel

Justice S.A. Bobde is in charge of an in house inquiry committee formed to examine the sexual harassment allegations levelled against
the Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi.The panel comprises of Justices Indira Banerjee and Indu Malhotra with Justice Bobde as
Chairperson.CJI appeared before the panel. The hearing is held on a daily basis and the complainant has refused to participate in the
proceedings.

There is no deadline set for the committee to submit it’s report. As it is a very sensitive issue, the report is likely to be
placed before the Full Court and vetted by all the Supreme Court judges. Justice Gogoi has claimed that the allegations are part of a
larger plot to deactivate the office of the Chief Justice of India.