Born on 01.03.1951 in the border town of Rajouri, State of Jammu & Kashmir.
After graduation from G.G.M. Science College, Jammu, secured degree of Law from University of Jammu in the year 1972. Joined Bar at Jammu on being enrolled on 12.10.1972.
Appointed Additional Advocate General of the State during Governor’s Rule in the year 1990 and took over as the Advocate General of the State in December, 1990.
Continued as Advocate General up to January, 1992 and designated as Senior Advocate in April, 1991.
Conducted cases on Constitutional, Civil, Taxation and various legal branches of Law and remained Legal Advisor to Sri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board and Sri Mata Vaishno Devi University till elevation.
His Lordship was appointed Additional Judge of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir on 07.01.2003 and as permanent Judge on 03.01.2005 and worked as such up to 28.04.2005.
Was transferred to Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi at his Lordship’s request and took oath on 04.05.2006.
His Lordship was transferred to Punjab and Haryana High Court and took oath on 10.05.2007.
His Lordship was elevated as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Sikkim on 12.12.2011.