Born on 9th January, 1951.
M. Sc. (Pure Math), after completing graduation in pure
science. LL. B. from University of Burdwan, West Bengal.
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
Stood 3rd in All India Inter
University Elocution contest on "Man Making Ideas of Swami Vivekananda", organised by R. K. Mission Institute of Culture, Golpark,
Calcutta in the year 1972. Stood 1st in Inter University Debate competition
on socio political topic held by
University of Burdwan. Secured certificate of merit in the All India Inter-University
Elocution contest on "Vision of Swami Vivekananda" organised by R. K. Mission Institute of Culture, Calcutta in the year
1974. Got award as best speaker and debater, by the University of Burdwan, for
consecutive years 1972 to 1974. Participated as representative of
Burdwan University in All India Inter University National Debate
Competition for consecutive years 1971 to 1974, held at Kanke (Ranchi)
Agricultural University, Madras University, PUSA Agricultural
University, at New Delhi and Calcutta University in respective years on
different topics of Socio-economic and Socio-political field and also
participated in different seminars of national level on different topics
on national integration, socio-economic policy of governance and on
socio-political philosophy in social context of India, during that
period, organised by different Universities of India. Awarded several
prizes in Recitation Competitions at School to University level.
Enrolled as an Advocate of West Bengal Bar Council on 29th July, 1975.
Practised in District Court of Burdwan district in Civil and
Criminal matters till end of the year 1979 and thereafter in High Court
at Calcutta in Civil, Criminal and Constitutional matters till July,
Designated as a Senior Advocate with effect from 4th
Appointed as permanent Judge of the Calcutta High Court
on 15th September, 2000.
Assumed charge of the Acting Chief Justice with effect
from forenoon of 31.10.2012 and demitted office on 9:59 AM of 14th
Delivered lectures on various topics at different
seminars in the field of Law, Religion, Indian Philosophy on social
issues, Human Rights and Spiritualism.
Was visiting faculty at Rajiv Gandhi School of
Intellectual Property Law, IIT, Kharagpur, West Bengal. Subject of
teaching: Constitution of India, Administrative law, Interpretation of
statutes and Jurisprudence.