“Civilizations are not remembered by their business people, the bankers etc. they are remembered by the decisions taken by their judicial system”.
One of such decision was taken as Hon’ble Chief Justice Subro Kamal Mukherjee of the Karnataka High Court retired on Monday serving for two and a half years in the High Court.
CJ Mukherjee, joined legal profession on 5th of July 1982, as an Advocate practised mainly in Civil and Writ matters, elevated as permanent judge of the High Court of Calcutta on 15th September 2000, he took oath as acting Chief Judge of Karnataka High Court on 15th of June 2015.
As the retirement of a Chief Justice holds a proud moment in itself though there was no customary farewell ceremony held. According to the sources in the legal fraternity, after a group of Advocates on October 3 had stalled the proceedings in the Chief Justice’s court held by claiming that the decision taken by the council with no signed resolution.
Also, a meeting of the office bearers of the Advocates’ Association Bengaluru too had decided to not to arrange the traditional farewell function.
CJ Mukherjee had long and fruitful innings as a judge for over a long period of time.
By – Shivika Sahu