Born on 1-10-1935. Enrolled as an Advocate of Orissa High Court in February, 1960 and designated as a Senior Advocate in December, 1982. Practised on Civil, Criminal, Labour, Constitutional and sales-tax laws, Central Excise and Customs etc. in the Cuttack High Court.
He served as the Judge of Orissa High Court from 21.3.1986 - 3.5.1994 and Judge of Andhra Pradesh High Court from 11.5.1994.