When I first appeared for BJP, judge did not know full name of the party: Justice Kausik Chanda recounts his initial days as BJP lawyer in Bengal

"The judge asked which party I am appearing for. I said Bharatiya Janata Party. He once again asked which party and I repeated. (Eventually) I said BJP and he said ‘oh BJP’,” Justice Chanda reminisced.
Justice Kausik Chanda and Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Justice Kausik Chanda and Abhishek Manu Singhvi

A plea seeking recusal of Calcutta High Court judge Justice Kausik Chanda from a case, citing his political affiliation to BJP, led to an interesting and cordial discussion between the judge and the lawyers appearing in the matter and the growth of BJP in the State of West Bengal.

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