Justice Ranjan Gogoi
Justice Ranjan Gogoi retired from the post of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court on November 17, 2019. Four months after his retirement, he was sent by the President to the Rajya Sabha as an MP. He was the third judge to reach the Rajya Sabha as an MP. He was the first to be appointed by the President. Before him, the 21st Chief Justice of the country Ranganath Mishra (1990 to 1991) was sent to the Rajya Sabha by the Congress. He was an MP from 1998 to 2004. Before Mishra, Chief Justice Bharul Islam was sent to the Rajya Sabha by the Congress in 1983, 5 months after his retirement.
Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde
Justice Sharad Bobde retired from the post of Chief Justice on 23 April 2021. He had taken charge in place of Ranjan Gogoi. Bobde was in the Supreme Court for 8 years. After retirement, he did not accept any official position. He is the Vice-Chancellor of the National Law University of Maharashtra.
Justice DY Chandrachud
Justice DY Chandrachud is the Chief Justice of India. He assumed charge in November 2022. Justice YV Chandrachud is the longest serving Chief Justice of India
Justice Ashok Bhushan
Justice Ashok Bhushan retired on July 2021. Four months later, he was made the Chairman of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal. His tenure is for 4 years. This post was vacant for 20 months. His appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Union Cabinet in October 2021.
Justice Abdul Nazeer
Justice Abdul Nazir retired in January 2023. A month later he was appointed as the Governor of Andhra Pradesh. He was the only Muslim in the five-judge bench that decided the Ayodhya case. Not only this, there was precedent in the bench hearing the petition challenging demonetisation.