The Hon'ble Justice Debasish Kar Gupta
Former Chief Justice
Time Period:22-Jun-2006 to 31-Dec-2018
Born on January 1, 1957. Passed B.Com. in the year 1976 and LL.B. in the year 1980 – both from the University of Calcutta. Was enrolled as an Advocate on September 22, 1982. Practised in the High Court at Calcutta in Constitutional (all subjects including Labour and Service) and Civil matters. Specialised in Service matters. Also practised in the Central Administrative Tribunal, Calcutta Bench, and West Bengal Administrative Tribunal. Was appointed Junior Standing Counsel for the State of West Bengal on September 17, 1996 and thereafter Additional Government Pleader on January 7, 2002. Was Government Pleader (Acting) with effect from March 2, 2006 in addition to the post of Additional Government Pleader. Became designated as a Senior Advocate by the High Court at Calcutta in March, 2005. Was elevated to the Bench of the High Court at Calcutta as a permanent Judge on June 22, 2006. Appointed as Acting Chief Justice of the High Court at Calcutta on September 25, 2018. Appointed as Chief Justice of the High Court at Calcutta on October 30, 2018.