Will I not be giving in to media trial by recusing? Justice Kausik Chanda of Calcutta High Court reserves order in Mamata Banerjee recusal plea

Senior Advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for Banerjee, asked Justice Chanda to decide on his recusal on the judicial side, even as a recusal application filed on the administrative side remains pending.
Mamata Banerjee and Justice Kausik Chanda
Mamata Banerjee and Justice Kausik Chanda

Justice Kausik Chanda of the Calcutta High Court today apprehended that he would be giving in to a "media trial" if he recuses from hearing the case filed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee challenging the election result of the Nandigram constituency in the 2021 assembly elections.

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