| Born on 24th April, 1956 at Nagpur, Maharashtra. Passed H.Sc. in 1972. Had High School education in S.F.S School Nagpur, and College education in S.F.S. College, Nagpur. Obtained B.A. Degree in 1975 from Nagpur University. Obtained LL.B. Degree from Nagpur University in 1978. Participated in elocution, dramatics and sports. Played Tennis on the University College of Law team which won the inter-collegiate championship. Also played for the Nagpur University in the All India Inter-Universities Tournament. Enrolled on the Roll of the Bar Council of Maharashtra on 13th September 1978. Continously practised at the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court with appearances at Bombay before the principal seat and before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India for over 21 years. Designated as Senior Advocate in 1998. Elevated to the Bench of the Bombay High Court on 29th March, 2000 as Additional Judge.|
Joined High Court of Madhya Pradesh on October 16, 2012 as Chief Justice of M.P.High Court.