Hon'ble Chief Justice of High Court of Chhattisgarh
Born on 11.03.1961 at Jorhat, Assam. Graduated in Economics (Hons.) from Cotton College under Gauhati University in 1981. Obtained LL.B. Degree from Government Law College, Guwahati in 1985. Enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh on 16.08.1985. Practiced mainly on the Civil, Criminal, Constitutional and Service matters. Was designated as Senior Advocate by the Gauhati High Court on 21.12.2004.
Appointed as an Additional Judge of the Gauhati High Court on 24.01.2011 and became a Permanent Judge w.e.f. 07.11.2012.
Was the Executive Chairman of Nagaland State Legal Services Authority from 01.04.2011 to 12.08.2013.
Was the Executive Chairman of Assam State Legal Services Authority from 06.06.2018 to 14.10.2019 and the Executive Chairman of Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority from 08.03.2016 to 14.10.2019.
Was Chief Justice (Acting) of the Gauhati High Court from 06.09.2018 to 29.10.2018 and also from 24.05.2019 to 06.10.2019.
Was Editor of ATMAN, a Biannual News Bulletin of the Gauhati High Court, from October, 2018 to 14.10.2019.
Was the Secretary General of the Gauhati High Court Bar Association for the period 2000-2001. Represented Assam in Ranji Trophy. Also represented East Zone at the senior level, Under-22 and Under-19.
Appointed as Chief Justice of the High Court of Sikkim w.e.f. 15.10.2019.
Appointed as Chief Justice of High Court of Andhra Pradesh w.e.f. 06.01.2021.
Appointed as Chief Justice of High Court of Chhattisgarh w.e.f. 12.10.2021.