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Controversial Ex-Calcutta HC Judge Abhijit Gangopadhyay Joins BJP: Should Judges Join Politics?

Three days is all it took Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay to quit the judiciary and join the BJP. The controversial judge, known for his frequent run-ins with Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is likely to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. While Justice Gangopadhyay isn’t the first judge to take the political plunge, it raises the question – should or can judges join politics?

Senior Correspondent Shubham Chohan explains. Alok Prasanna from Vidhi Centre For Legal Policy also weighs in on the issue.

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