Born on 24th September, 1957. Educated at Loreto House, Calcutta, Presidency College, Calcutta and Calcutta University College of Law. Enrolled as an Advocate on 5th July, 1985 and practised both in the Original and the Appellate Sides of Calcutta High Court in all the branches of law except criminal law. Appointed permanent Judge of Calcutta High Court on 5th February, 2002.Transferred to Delhi High Court w.e.f. 8th August, 2016. Elevated as the Chief Justice of Madras High Court and assumed charge on 5.4.2017.