Appointment of Chief Justice in Calcutta High Court

Office of the Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court has fallen vacant recently, consequent upon retirement of Mr. Justice Jyotirmay Bhattacharya, Chief Justice of that High Court. Therefore, appointment to that office is required to be made. Mr. Justice D.K. Gupta is the senior-most Judge from Calcutta High Court and at present is functioning as Acting Chief Justice of that High Court. Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium finds Mr. Justice D.K. Gupta suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court. The Collegium resolves to recommend accordingly Read More …