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Born on 25th December, 1931. Educated at Raha H.E. School; G.G.J. High School, Sardarshahar; Birla Arts College, Pilani; H.S.K. College, Calcutta University and London School of Economics and Political Science. Admitted Advocate to the Bar Council of Assam on 25.9.1962. Lecturer in J.B. Law College, Gauhati from August, 1969 to April, 1971. District and Sessions Judge from 4.5.1971 (A.N.), Legal Rememberancer and Secretary to the Government of Assam. Judicial Department from 15.7.1976 to 9.2.1979. Member of Assam Administrative Tribunal since its constitution on 3.1.1977 till 9.2.1979. Written a number of books and articles on law. Elevated as Judge of Gauhati High Court on 12.2.1979, served as the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court from 22.2.1990 - 13.12.1993 and Judge of Supreme Court of India from 14.12.1993 - 25.12.1996.