Justice Gangopadhyay joined as a additional judge in 2018, became Permanent Calcutta high court judge in 2020, and now in 2024 he announces to resign from his post on 05 March 2024 to join politics.

Justice Gangopadhyay announced that he is going to resign from his post on 05th March 2024 to join politics.

Calcutta High Court judge, Abhijit Gangopadhyay announce on Monday of his resignation from his post ahead his retirement. Known for his ruling on education related issues, Justice Gangopadhyay told TV channels that he i going to step towards politics.

“I am going to resign from the post of a judge in High Court Calcutta. For the last two or more years I have been dealing with some matters, especially education matters, regarding which a huge corruption has been discovered and unearthed. A large number of important persons in the education sector of this government are now languishing in jail, under trial,” he told.

“Thereafter, now I am taking labour matters. There are also large scams of employers concerning provident fund gratuity, etc. I have also passed certain orders in those respects. But what I have failed while doing these matters of labour matters, labour legislation, that I have felt that my job in this duty is over. This is the call of my conscience,” said Justice Gangopadhyay.

About Abhijit Gangopadhyay:-

  • Abhijit Gangopadhyay is a son of a lawyer.
  • Did his schooling from  Mitra Institution (Main)
  • Completed his Law from  Hazra Law College.
  • Started his career as ‘A’ Grade Officer in West Bengal Civil Service ( WBCS), later he quit the job and practiced as a State Advocate in Calcutta High Court.
  • Joined High Court as additional High Court Judge in 2018.
  • Became permanent judge in 2020.
  • 2024 announced his resignation to join politics.

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