Justice Chanda imposed the cost for the manner in which the recusal was sought and directed that the amount be deposited to the Bar Council of West Bengal within two weeks.
The plea for declaring the election of Adhikari from Nandigram null and void came up for hearing before the court of Justice Kaushik Chanda, who said Banerjee is required to be present on the first day, as it was an election petition.
Bandyopadhyay, who was due to retire on May 31, was given an extension of three months and days later asked to report at the Centre. However, Banerjee announced his retirement on Monday and appointed him as chief advisor.
Mamata earlier in the day had written to PM requesting him to withdraw the Centre's order recalling the Chief Secretary, and asserted her government 'cannot release, and is not releasing' the top bureaucrat.
Bandyopadhyay, a 1987-batch IAS officer of West Bengal cadre, was scheduled to retire on May 31 after completion of 60 years of age. However, he was granted a three-month extension following a nod from the Centre.