The former Additional Solicitor General of India (ASG) Satyabrata Mookherjee, who is the father of current West Bengal Advocate General SN (Gopal) Mookherjee, left for heavenly abode on Friday morning.
Mookherjee was born on 8 May 1932 in Sylhet in Assam (now Bangladesh), he was educated at Calcutta University. He did his Bar-at-law from The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and also pursued further studies at the Regent Street Polytechnic in London.
Satyabrata Mookherjee served as the ASG before being elected in 1999 to Lok Sabha from the Krishnagar constituency as a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate.
Satyabrata Mookherjee was the President of BJP’s West Bengal state unit from 2008 before being replaced by Rahul Sinha in October 2009. He was Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers (September 2000 – June 2002) and later for Commerce and Industry (July 2002 – October 2003) during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee ministry.
He was a legendary company lawyer.