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The Supreme Court constituted a panel to inquire into the sexual harassment complaint. Who will be the head of panel?

[A]. Ranjan Gogoi
[B]. Sharad Arvind Bobde
[C]. NV Ramana
[D]. Indira Banerjee

Answer: Option B


The Supreme Court on April 23, 2019 constituted a three-judge panel headed by Justice SA Bobde, the senior-most judge in apex court after the Chief Justice of India (CJI), to inquire into the sexual harassment complaint by a former junior court assistant against CJI Ranjan Gogoi. Besides Justice SA Bobde, the inquiry panel comprises Justice NV Ramana, the next senior most judge, and Justice Indira Banerjee, who was elevated to the Supreme Court on August 7, 2018. The panel would be conducting an in-camera proceeding. It is expected to hear the complainant in person and analyze the evidence put forward by her.

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