06 - 08 - 2020

Satya Gopal Chattopadhyay appointed HC Judge

Agartala, March 5,2020:Satya Gopal Chattopadhyay has been appointed as a judge, High Court of Tripura.The  name of  the register general  was cleared by  the Supreme Court Collegium  and the Union Ministry of Law and Justice on Wednesday has also cleared the collegiums recommendation and appointed him as judge of HC.

The notification of union ministry signed by Rajinder Kashyap, joint secretary to the government of India said that in exercise of the power conferred by clause (I) of Article-217 of the Constitution, the President is pleased to appoint S G Chattopadhyay to be a judge of the High Court of Tripura with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.

Now, with Chattopadhyay's appointment, there will be four judges in High Court of Tripura. After retirement of Justice S C Das in March, 2017 last, the post of judge from judicial service quota had been lying vacant till date.