Kolkata: West Bengal Governor CV Anand Bose has formally accepted the resignation of state Advocate General SN Mukhopadhyay.
Raj Bhavan insiders mentioned on Tuesday that though Mukhopadhyay had tendered his resignation by an e-mail from overseas on the night of November 10, the Governor supposed to speak to him earlier than formally accepting the request.
Accordingly, after returning to India, Mukhopadhyay met the Governor on 17 November and reportedly cited the explanations for stepping down.
The Governor lastly formally accepted the resignation on Monday night, a Raj Bhavan insider mentioned.
After resigning, Mukhopadhyay had advised a piece of media individuals that his resignation was as a consequence of pointless interference from a piece throughout the ruling celebration.
He additionally made some feedback on the stand of the state authorities on the problems of varied corruption instances within the state.
Simply two days earlier than Mukhopadhyay’s resignation from the publish of Advocate General, state public prosecutor for Calcutta Excessive Courtroom Shashwatgopal Mukhopadhyay had additionally tendered his resignation.
Though the state authorities had introduced the identify of advocate Debashish Roy as the brand new Public Prosecutor on the day of his resignation, uncertainties are nonetheless looming over who would be the new Advocate General.
Notably, Mukhopadhyay is the fifth advocate normal to resign earlier than the completion of his tenure through the 12-year rule of the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal since May 2011.
That is in distinction to solely three advocates normal finishing their respective phrases through the earlier 34-year Left Entrance rule from 1977 to 2011.
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