Central Notified the Appointment of Three Judicial officers as Additional Judges of Calcutta HC

Kolkata HC

KOLKATA: Central government notified the appointment of three judicial officers as additional judges of the Calcutta High Court. Ananya Bandyopadhyay, Rai Chattopadhyay; and Subhendu Samanta are newly appointed additional judges of the Calcutta High Court.

The Central Government notification reads:

In exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 224 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint (i) Ms. Ananya Bandyopadhyay, (ii) Smt. Rai Chattopadhyay and (iii) Shri Subhendu Samanta, to be Additional Judges of the Calcutta High Court, in that order of seniority, for a period of two years with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices.”

As of May 1, 2022, the Calcutta High Court is working at a strength of 39 as opposed to its sanctioned strength of 72 with 33 vacancies.

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