Shyamal Kumar Sen
|Shyamal Kumar Sen|
Shyamal Kumar Sen at the Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.
|21st Governor of West Bengal|
18 May 1999 – 4 December 1999
|Preceded by||Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai|
|Succeeded by||Viren J. Shah|
25 November 1940 |
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
|Alma mater||Scottish Church College
University of Calcutta
Shyamal Kumar Sen (born 25 November 1940) is a Bengali Indian jurist who served as a chief justice of the Allahabad High Court and also as a Governor of West Bengal. He was appointed governor in May 1999 following the resignation of A R Kidwai and served from May 1999 to December 1999.
He had worked as a lecturer in the commercial and industrial laws in the City College, Kolkata (under the University of Calcutta) from 1964 to 1971, as well as in the faculty of law at the University of Calcutta from 1971 to 1985. He was elevated as a permanent judge of the Calcutta High Court in February 1986. He served as chief justice of the Allahabad High Court on 18 July 2000.
- Some Alumni of Scottish Church College in 175th Year Commemoration Volume. Scottish Church College, April 2008. page 593
- Allahabad High Court
- Gupta, Harish (14 May 1999). "Arunachal Governor sacked". The Indian Express. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
- "Hon’ble Mr. Justice Shyamal Kumar Sen". High Court of Judicature at Allahabad. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
Served as the Governor of West Bengal from May 18, 1999 to Dec 4, 1999.
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