Born on November 8, 1955, Shri Ranjit
Kumar Bag passed M. A. in Linguistics securing 1st Class and
also obtained LL.B. degree from Calcutta University. He joined West
Bengal Judicial Service as Munsif in 1983. He got promotion to the cadre
of District Judge and joined as Judge, Special Court under N. D. P. S.
Act, Alipore in the month of January, 2002. He held the posts of (i)
District and Sessions Judge, Malda (ii) Chief Judge, City Sessions
Court, Calcutta (iii) Registrar General of High Court, Calcutta and also
(iv) Director of West Bengal Judicial Academy.
He taught ‘Criminal and
Constitutional Law’ to the IPS Officers undergoing Induction and
in-service training in Sardar Vallabbhai Patel National Police Academy,
Hyderabad while he worked there on deputation from 1995 to 1999. He is
the author of three books: (i) Law of Medical Negligence and
Compensation (ii) Supreme Court on Criminal Law and (iii) Service Laws
of Government Employees. He attended 12th International
Congress on "Criminology" at Seoul, South Korea as Delegate of
Government of India in 1998.
He took oath as
Additional Judge of the High Court at Calcutta on October, 1, 2013.