Congress questions former CJI Ranjan Gogoi’s nomination to Rajya Sabha

The Congress on Tuesday questioned the nomination of former chief justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi as a Rajya Sabha candidate.

Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said, “Justice Lokur rightly summarises it – Has the last bastion fallen?”

Surjewala in another tweet said: “Did PM Modi consider the advice of his former colleague & Law Minister and Finance Minister, Late Sh Arun Jaitley before recommending ex-CJI, Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha?”

All India Mahila Congress also tweeted, “Ranjan Gogoi’s RS nomination: Has last bastion fallen, asks Justice Lokur The country agrees with you, Justice Lokur. Sad.”

On Monday Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi had been nominated to Rajya Sabha.

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi yesterday in a tweet said,  “Is it quid pro quo? How will people have faith in the Independence of Judges ? Many Questions”