Amal Kumar Sarkar

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A. K. Sarkar
8th Chief Justice of India
In office
16 March 1966 – 29 June 1966
Appointed by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Preceded by P. B. Gajendragadkar
Succeeded by K. Subba Rao
Chief Justice of Bombay High Court
Preceded by Prakash Chandra Tatia
D. N. Patel (acting)
Personal details
Born (1901-06-29)June 29, 1901
Died unknown

Justice Amal Kumar Sarkar (Bengali: অমল কুমার সরকার) (born 29 June 1901, date of death unknown) was the eighth Chief Justice of India, from 16 March 1966 up to his retirement on 29 June 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
Legal offices
Preceded by
P. B. Gajendragadkar
Chief Justice of India
16-03-1966 – 29.6.66
Succeeded by
Koka Subba Rao