Justice Gangopadhyay Resigns: Judge Handed Over 14 Cases to CBI, ED, Can Contest LS from Didi’s Stronghold From BJP

Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay of the Kolkata High Court resigned from his position on Tuesday. He sent his resignation to the President, the Chief Justice of India, and the Chief Justice of the High Court. Justice Gangopadhyay stated that he has completed his duties as a judge and is now ready to explore a new role. He will join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on March 7th. According to sources, BJP may field him in the Lok Sabha elections from the previous Medinipur district meeting. This meeting is dominated by BJP leader Shubhendu Adhikari. Despite experiencing relief from the Trinamool Congress due to his resignation, in the last two years, he had handed over 14 cases linked with the Mamata government to the CBI and ED. At that time, Trinamool had also criticized him for working towards the BJP’s interests.

36,000 Jobs Cancelled in One Stroke, Including Minister’s Daughter

Justice Gangopadhyay had been conducting a continuous hearing on the teacher recruitment scam since January 30, 2021, until January 30, 2024.

May 18, 2022: Minister Parth was presented before the CBI, arrested by the ED.

June 20, 2022: The Chairman of the Primary Education Board, Manik Bhattacharya, was presented before the CBI. Arrested in October.

February 2, 2023: Two officers of the CBI submitted an affidavit in court regarding the seizure of property from the teachers involved in the recruitment scam.

February 10, 2020: Group D, March 10, Group C employees, and more than 30,000 teachers were laid off. The then Minister’s daughter, Ankita, was also included. They demanded their entire salaries back.

Narada Sting Operation implicated Shubhendu Adhikari. At that time, he was with Trinamool. Later, he joined the BJP. Gangopadhyay termed this sting as a conspiracy. Black to White – Justice Gangopadhyay’s resignation was interviewed…

In September 2022, he was interviewed by a channel for his position as a High Court judge. Questions were raised about his alleged role in the niece’s recruitment scam of Mamata Banerjee.

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