Born on 28-7-1935. Enrolled as an Advocate in Orissa in November, 1958. Practised on the constitutional, civil, criminal and revenue side. Was additional Government Advocate from January, 1971 to July, 1974. Appointed Permanent Judge of the Orissa High Court on 18-9-1981.
He served as the Judge of Orissa High Court from 18.9.1981 - 2.12.1991 and Elevated as Judge of Supreme Court of India on 3.12.1991.