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Justice Mukherjee passes away

The former Supreme Court judge had led a panel to inquire Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s disappearance
Justice Monoj Kumar Mukherjee
Justice Monoj Kumar Mukherjee
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Our Special Correspondent   |   Calcutta   |   Published 19.04.21, 01:51 AM

Justice Monoj Kumar Mukherjee, a former Supreme Court judge who had led a panel to inquire Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s disappearance, died in Calcutta on Saturday. He was 87.

Justice Mukherjee was elevated to the Supreme Court in December 1993 and he retired in 1998.

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After a successful career as a lawyer at Calcutta High Court, he was elevated as a judge of the court in June 1977.

In November 1991, he was appointed chief justice of Allahabad High Court. From January 1993, he served as chief justice of Bombay High Court till his elevation to the Supreme Court.

Justice Mukherjee did his schooling from Asansol and graduation from Presidency College. He did his LLB from Calcutta University.

He was appointed by the Centre as chairman of the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Disappearance Commission of Enquiry on May 14, 1999.



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