| Born on 11th November 1959. Graduated from St. Stephen's College, Delhi in 1979. Completed LL.B from Delhi University in 1982 and LL.M. from Harvard University in 1983. Doctor of Juridicial Sciences (S.J.D.) Harvard in 1986. Appointed as Additional Solicitor General of India (1998-2000). Designate as Senior Advocate in 1998. Appeared in several important cases involving Public Interest Litigation, Rights of Bonded Women Workers, Rigts of HIV Positive Workers in the Work place, Contract Labour and the Rights of Religious and Linguistic Minorities. Was appointed by the Supreme Court to submit a report on the state of Bombay Beaches. Taught International Law at Oklahoma University, U.S.A, 1983. Visiting Professor, Comparitive Constitutional Law, University of Bombay 1988-1997. Paper setter and Chairman of the Board of Examiners for LL.M. Examination. Appeared on behalf of several public bodies including the Reserve Bank of India, Port Trusts, Municipal Corporations and Universities. Appointed as Additional Judge of the High Court at Bombay on 29th March 2000. |
Elevated as Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court on October 31, 2013.