|Name Shyamal Sen|
|Born 25 November 1940
Kolkata, West Bengal, India (1940-11-25) |
Alma mater Scottish Church College University of Calcutta
Education University of Calcutta, Scottish Church College
Shyamal Kumar Sen (born 25 November 1940) is a Bengali Indian jurist who served as a chief justice of the Allahabad High Court and also as a Governor of West Bengal. He was appointed governor in May 1999 following the resignation of A R Kidwai and served from May 1999 to December 1999.
After graduating from the Scottish Church College, he studied law at the University of Calcutta.
He had worked as a lecturer in the commercial and industrial laws in the City College, Kolkata (under the University of Calcutta) from 1964 to 1971, as well as in the faculty of law at the University of Calcutta from 1971 to 1985. He was elevated as a permanent judge of the Calcutta High Court in February 1986. He served as chief justice of the Allahabad High Court on 18 July 2000.
He served as the Governor of West Bengal from May to December 1999.