Duty lies to the citizen: Calcutta High Court cautions District Magistrate against arbitrariness, unfairness at political executive's behest

Dropping suo motu contempt proceedings against a District Magistrate yesterday, the Court instead 'reminded' that his official duty lay in the service of the citizen.
Duty lies to the citizen: Calcutta High Court cautions District Magistrate against arbitrariness, unfairness at political executive's behest
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court 'reminded' a District Magistrate that his official duty lay in the service of the citizens exhorting him to steer clear of politically-motivated arbitrariness and unreasonableness (Biswanath Chowdhury v. The Chairman, National Council for Teachers Education & Ors.).

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