Born on August 28, 1954. Enrolled as Advocate on January 21, 1978. Practised on Civil, Constitutional and Labour sides in the High Court of Madhya Pradesh at Jabalpur. Appointed as Additional Judge of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh on October 25, 1999 and Permanent Judge on October 24, 2001. Transferred to Rajasthan High Court and assumed charge at Principal Seat Jodhpur on February 11, 2010. Transferred to Chhattisgarh High Court and assumed charge on April 23, 2012. Was transferred to the High Court of Manipur as Chief Justice and assumed the charge as the First Chief Justice of High Court of Manipur on March 23, 2013. Transferred as Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court, Guwahati, and assumed charge on October 19, 2013. Elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court and assumed charge on August 13, 2014.