Inkdia Books, in association with the Indian National Forum of Art and Culture (INFAM), rolled out its latest publication, Medico-Legal Dictionary and Jurisprudence, which is penned by Tapash Gan Choudhury, during a ceremony held in Kolkata on Saturday.
The ceremony was conducted in the presence of Justice Manjula Chellur, Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, who was the chief guest of the event. Also present as guests of honour were Justice Ganendra Nath Ray, Justice Chittatosh Mookerjee, ex-Chief Justice of Bombay High Court Jayanta Mitra, Advocate General of West Bengal Justice Jaymalya Bagchi, Calcutta High Court judge Ram Kishore Choudhury, Advocate and President of INFAM. Former Chief Justice of India, Altamas Kabir was also present as a special guest. Talking about the book , Justice Manjula Chellur, Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court said, Its commendable how the author has dealt with two diverse subjects- natural justice and medical jurisprudence, in his book. the book is definitely going to be of help in the dispensation of justice mechanism. The dictionary penned down by senior advocate of Calcutta High Court Tapash Gan Choudhury goes into the legal analysis of every medical term, besides giving their etymological meaning. The book also examines the application of these terms from a medical perspective. Echoing similar thoughts, former Chief Justice of India, Altamas Kabir said, This book is one of a kind. Its basically a dictionary which defines medico-legal terms. Whoever has the chance to go through the book, will find that along with the definition of some of the most important terms, he has added an analysis of those terms. The book promises to be an invaluable and indispensible companion for medical and legal practitioners, academic researchers and common readers. Medico-Legal Dictionary and Jurisprudence is published by Inkdia Books. It is priced at Rs.1195. (Reporting by Soumi Paul Chowdhury)