Nalini Ranjan Chatterjee

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Front Row, Centre - Sir Asutosh Mukherjee, Sir Lancelot Sanderson (Chief Justice), Sir Nalini Ranjan Chatterjee

Sir Nalini Ranjan Chatterjee[1] (died 6 September 1942[2]) was a judge of the Calcutta High Court, India from 1910 to 1926 and officiated as Chief Justice on three occasions.[3] He was knighted in the New Year Honours in 1920.[4] He became a member of the Viceroy's Executive Council post retirement.[5]

It was said of Chatterjee by then Chief Justice Rankin that not a single judgment of the former was set aside by the Privy Council.[5]

Chatterjee's residence in Nabogram, 30 km before Santiniketan en route from Calcutta.


  1. ^ Also spelt Chatterji.
  2. ^ Biography, Who Was Who
  3. ^ "Name of the Chief Justices & Judges of the High Court at Calcutta" (PDF). p. 134. 
  4. ^ "No. 31712". The London Gazette (Supplement). 30 December 1919. p. 3. 
  5. ^ a b "Nalini Ranjan's Portrait Unveiled". Statesman. 24 December 2001.