Abhijit Gangopadhyay

Indian judge, permanent judge at Calcutta High Court since July 2020

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Abhijit Gangopadhyay is an Indian judge presently posted in the Calcutta High Court. Gangopadhyay started his career as a West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) officer. Then he resigned from the position and practiced as a State Advocate in the Calcutta High Court. In the High Court on 2 May 2018, he joined as an additional judge, and on 30 July 2020, he became a permanent judge.


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Resign & join politics, TMC tells high court judge after Bhaipo remark

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In extraordinary 8pm sitting, Supreme Court stays judge’s order seeking transcript

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After Calcutta high court judge’s TV interview, Supreme Court takes away Abhishek Banerjee case from him

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School jobs scam: SC says judge has no business to give interview about pending cases, seeks report

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