Born on 24-11-1942. Enrolled as an Advocate on 10-1-66 and practised in civil, criminal, revenue, constitutional, tax, labour law (both original and appellate side) at Cuttack and other places. Worked as Addl. Standing Counsel in the Orissa High Court for the State Government from 13-3-72 to 8-7-74 and Standing Counsel on 9-7-74 and as Addl. Government Advocate from 9-3-81 to 26-1-90 and Government Advocate from 27-1-90.
He served as the Judge of Orissa High Court from 22.6.1992 - 8.7.2003 and Elevated as the Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court on 9.7.2003.