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November 17, 2017

Chinmoy Choudhury, Assam's Advocate General resigns


Chinmoy Choudhury

More than a year after he was appointed, Advocate General for the state of Assam, Chinmoy Choudhury has resigned from the post, more than a year after he was appointed for the same.

Choudhary said, “I had given some suggestions regarding the administration of the Advocate General’s office, but they [the state government] were not willing to listen. Therefore, I resigned,” validating the news.

Post the BJP coming into power in Assam, Choudhury was appointed as Advocate General in July 2016.

He joined the Bar in 1983 and has nearly three decades of experience as a lawyer. He was made Senior Government pleader in 1999, and went on to become Central Government Standing Counsel at the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), Gauhati.

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