| Born on 26th January, 1951 in the family of agriculturist at Sayatkharda-a remote village in Yavatmal District, Maharashtra.|
Did schooling at Ghatanji at Yavatmal. Graduated in Science from Amolakchand College, Yavatmal.
Did Law from University College of Law, Nagpur.
Enrolled as an Advocate in 1975 - Practiced law at Nagpur and Yavatmal for 4 years.
Joined Judiciary as Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate 1st Class in 1980.
Chief Judicial Magistrate in Union Territory of Silvasa in 1982 to 1985.
Brought in the cadre of District Judge in 1989.
Served as Additional Sessions Judge at places like Nanded, Nagpur, Pune, Nasik, Mumbai.
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Mumbai in 1997.
Worked as Solicitor-cum-Joint Secretary to Govt. of Maharashtra 2003-2004.
Judge, City Civil and Sessions Court Mumbai 2004-2005.
Served as Special Judge under TADA and NDPS Act.
Principle District and Sessions Judge Nagpur 2005-2006.
In the registry of the Bombay High Court (Judicial and Inspection) 1999-2000; 2006-2007.
Principle secretary and legal remembrancer to Govt. of Maharashtra, Law and Judiciary Department. In charge of legal affairs of Govt. of Maharashtra, 2007-2010.
Registrar General of Bombay High Court from 2010-2011.
Elevated as Judge of the Bombay High Court in March, 2011.
Retired on 25th January 2013.