Book : Justice for the Judge: An Autobiography
Author : Ranjan Gogoi
Published by: Rupa Publications
Pages 249, Rs 595
Reviewed by A.J. Philip
One quality of Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s autobiography, Justice for the Judge, is that it is eminently readable. That is not because his language is superb or his views are extraordinary. He is the most controversial judge ever to become the Chief Justice of India and this book is a whitewashed grave, to use a Biblical expression.
In the end, he comes across as a privileged puny, who uses his family connections...