Bijan Kumar Mukherjea
Bijan Kumar Mukherjea (15 August 1891 – February 1956) was the 4th Chief Justice of India. He was in his office from 22 December 1954 to 31 January 1956.
Joined Calcutta Bar in 1914
Junior Govt. Pleader Calcutta High Court, 1934 Senior Govt. Pleader, Calcutta Court, 1936 Judge Calcutta High Court, November 1936 – 1948 Member Bengal Boundary Commission, 1947 Judge, Federal Court/Supreme Court 14 Oct. 1948-22 Dec.1954.
Chief Justice of India 1954-31 Jan 1956
Education and academics
After his education in Hooghly College, Bengal, he joined the University Law College Calcutta.
He was a M.A.(History), B.L.(Gold Medalist), M.L.(Gold Medalist), Doctor of Law.
He was an Anauth Dev Research Prizeman, Tagore Law Lecturer (Calcutta University), and also a Saraswati (Sanskrit).
Mukherjea was born to R.D. Mukherjea and Sarat Kumari Devi. Married Labanyalata Devi and had a son Amiya Kumar Mukherjea.
Memberships and association
Fellow of the Calcutta University President of the Bengal Sanskrit Association
Associated with Scouts Movement in Bengal
Acted as District Commissioner, South Calcutta Boys Sc Association
Connected with Literary and Cultural Society Bibudha Janani Sava, Nabadwip, Gita Sava, Calcutta, St. Sahitya Parishad; Calcutta etc.
Problems & Law
Hindu Law of Religious and Charitable Trusts.
- More extensive bio at www.indiankanoon.org (in the appendix to his memory on the bottom of the page)
Mehr Chand Mahajan
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22 December 1954 – 31 January 1956
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