It is with deep sadness and despair that we inform you about the unfortunate demise of Justice Protik Prakash Banerjee or as we fondly called him, Protik Da. He was a sitting judge of the Calcutta High Court, and formed and remained an integral part of the NUJS Family. He was our mentor and firmly held our hands while we navigated turbulent waters. He was a guest faculty at NUJS and he offered the courses of legal drafting and company law. Unlike any conventional faculty, his classes were about loving the law, and making it a part of your life. He inspired people wherever he went, and his life advices and lessons were something which gave each one of us a priceless perspective which has benefitted everyone who has ever had the privilege of knowing Protik Da.
He inspired students and faculty alike. His contributions to NUJS have been unparalleled, and his teachings will continue to touch all of us as we navigate through life.
The news of his demise has left a huge void in our hearts. We, at NUJS, join the innumerable people whose life he blessed with his presence, in mourning his unfortunate and untimely death. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and stand with them in their time of grief.