Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Justice Bhattacharya appointed Law Commissioner

GANGTOK, 17 Feb: The State Government has appointed former Chief Justice of the High Court of Gujarat, Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya, as the Law Commissioner of Sikkim. The appointment was notified on Monday. The post, it may be recalled, had fallen vacant when Justice RK Patra, the incumbent Law Commissioner, passed away on 28 January last month.
Justice Bhattacharya had retired on 28 September 2014 as Chief Justice, High Court of Gujarat, was appointed as a permanent Judge of the Calcutta High Court on 17 July, 1997 and transferred on 08 November 2011 and was appointed as the acting Chief Justice on the same day and continued as such till 20 July 2012.
Justice Bhattacharya is expected to assume charge as the Law Commissioner very soon and has been given the facilities, rank and status of a sitting High Court Chief Justice minus his pension.

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