Second Supreme Court Judge Drops Out Of Bengal-Related Case

Second Supreme Court Judge Drops Out Of Bengal-Related Case

Newsdesk |
June 22, 2021

One more Supreme Court Judge has dropped out of a case involving West Bengal. Justice Aniruddha Bose, who is from Kolkata, today withdrew from a case involving Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's petition in the Narada bribery case, saying: "I do not want to hear this case."

New Delhi, 22 June 2021

As per news report of NDTV, another judge, Justice Hemant Gupta, then asked the registry to post the case before another bench. A bench headed by Justice Vineet Saran will hear Ms Banerjee's plea today. Earlier, Justice Indira Banerjee, who is also from Kolkata, had opted out of a separate case related to violence in parts of Bengal after the May 2 state election verdict that gave Mamata Banerjee a massive victory.  The Supreme Court is hearing petitions by the Bengal Chief Minister and state Law Minister Moloy Ghatak challenging the Calcutta High Court's refusal to take on record their affidavits in the Narada case.

Source -NDTV


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