Born on 3rd February, 1947. After completing M.A. in English in 1968 and
LL.B. in 1970 from Calcutta University was enrolled as an Advocate on
1st December, 1971 and practiced in the Calcutta High Court and also in
the Supreme Court of India in Constitutional, Service, Labour, Company,
Education, Revenue, Customs, Civil and Criminal matters. Elevated as the
Chief Justice of Orissa High Court on 2.3.2007, Transferred to Madras
High Court as Chief Justice on 19.5.2008, Elevated as Judge of Supreme
Court of India on 17.12.2008.