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Supreme Court Elevates Judge Mamata Banerjee Accuse Of Bias

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Supreme Court Elevates Judge Mamata Banerjee Accuse Of Bias

Kaushik Chanda, an Additional Judge of Calcutta High Court whom the Supreme Court Collegium has appointed as a Permanent Judge, was in West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's line of fire over his alleged proximity to BJP and the Trinamool Congress leader had opposed his confirmation.Justice Chanda on July 7 recused himself from hearing a petition by the Trinamool Congress chief challenging the election of Leader of the Opposition in the West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari from Nandigram after she expressed apprehension of bias against her by the judge.The Collegium headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana met on August 17 and approved the proposal. The statement was uploaded on the Supreme Court's website on Thursday.

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