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#InternJudge breaking: Justice AK Ganguly quits WBHRC | Football conspiracy PIL dismissed | LI on NDTV

Justice AK Ganguly resigned as West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman today, reported IBN Live citing sources.

Ganguly reportedly met West Bengal governor MK Narayanan in Kolkata to submit his resignation.

Senior counsel and ex-attorney general Soli Sorabjee told The Hindu yesterday that Ganguly had told him that he was considering resigning, after the presidential reference to remove him was cleared by the Cabinet last week.

PIL drawing AK Ganguly football conspiracy dismissed: A public interest litigation alleging that Mohun Bagan football club orchestrated a conspiracy to frame Justice AK Ganguly with sexual harassment allegations, was rejected by the Supreme Court earlier today [IANS]

LI on NDTV panel: In case you missed it, on 24 December 2013, Lord Meghnad Desai, ASG Indira Jaising, human rights lawyer Vrinda Grover and Legally India editor Kian Ganz debated whether Ganguly was a “victim of conspiracy” [NDTV 30 minute panel discussion]

Also read today on LI: Why most AK Ganguly defenders miss the point: Politics & media are integral to the ‘trial’

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