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Born on 11th February Ninteen Fifty Eight. Graduated from Nagpur University Nagpur. Completed LL.B. from Nagpur University. Was enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa w.e.f. 7th day of September, 1981. Practised as an Advocate from 1981 to 1997 in Criminal, Civil Side and in Labour and Industrial Court in Original and Appellate Sides. Worked as Govt. Pleader and Public Prosecutor from June 1984 to November, 1996. Appointed as Legal Advisor for Various Corporations, Govt. Departments and Nationalized Banks. Served as Lecturer in Dr.Punjabrao Deshmukh College of law, Amravati from 1988 to 1996. Was appointed as a Judge, City Civil and Sessions Court, for Gr.Bombay on 26th November, 1997. Was posted as Joint District and Sessions Judge, Thane from December, 1997 to December, 1999. Was posted as Judge, City Civil and Sessions Court, Gr.Bombay in December, 1999 and presided over Criminal and Civil Courts having various matters for and against Central and State Government, M.T.N.L., B.M.C. etc. Was notified as Special Judge, since March, 2002 under Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 and Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Act 1985. Was appointed as Special Judge for 1993 Bombay Riot Cases. Was posted as Principal District and Sessions Judge, Latur from 2nd April, 2008 to 31 January, 2011. Was also posted as Member Secretary Maharashtra State Legal Services Authority High Court Bombay and as Secretary, High Court Legal Services Authority since 1st February 2011 till 13th May, 2013.Elevated as Judge of the High Court at Bombay on 13th May, 2013