Amal Kumar Sarkar

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Justice Amal Kumar Sarkar (Bengali: অমল কুমার সরকার) (born 29 June 1901, date of death unknown) was the eighth Chief Justice of India, from March 16, 1966 up to his retirement on June 29, 1966.[1]

Education[edit]

He studied at the prestigious Scottish Churches College, the Bangabasi College, and at the University Law College, all affiliated with the University of Calcutta.[1][2][3]

Life[edit]

He started his career by practising as an advocate in the Calcutta High Court at Kolkata. He became a judge at the Calcutta High Court on January 1949, and went on to practice till March 1957.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Biography on Supreme Court website
  2. ^ Some Alumni of Scottish Church College in 175th Year Commemoration Volume. Scottish Church College, April 2008. page 591
  3. ^ Sen, Asit. Glimpses of College History: The Students and the Teachers in 175th Year Commemoration Volume. Scottish Church College, April 2008. page 234
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Preceded by
P. B. Gajendragadkar
Chief Justice of India
16-03-1966 – 29.6.66
Succeeded by
Koka Subba Rao