Date of Birth : 26/02/1961
Date of Intial Appointment : 17/02/2011
Date of Joining : 17/02/2011
Held Office Till : 25/02/2023
Introduction : Elevated as Additional Judge of the High Court of Gujarat on 17th February 2011.
Born on 26th February 1961 at Jamnagar.
Qualification: B.SC [Microbiology ], LL.B [ Special ] & LL.M [ Criminal ]
As an advocate worked with various organizations for the cause of down trodden, women and children, as also for upholding the cause of environment.
Served as part-time Lecturer at Shri K.P Shah Law College, Jamnangar and appointed and served as Member , District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum for nearly five years.
Joined Judiciary directly in the cadre of District judges as a Judge, City Civil & Sessions Court, Ahmedabad on 10th July 1995 and presided over on many civil and criminal matters.
After establishment of Special Court under the Anti-Terrorist Laws in the State of Gujarat, worked as a Special Judge for this Court and conducted important matters from 2003 to 2008. Worked as a Judge, Special Court C.B.I for the cases investigated by CBI.
Deputed in March 2008 to the High Court of Gujarat as Registrar [Recruitment] for recruitment of Judicial officers upto the cadre of District Judges. Served also, as Registrar [IT & Infrastructure] for nearly 18 months, during which period, made presentation at different national forums, visiting Faculty Member at Gujarat State Judicial Academy and at other Academic Institutions.
On 17th February 2011 – elevated as Additional Judge of the High Court of Gujarat and confirmed as permanent Judge on 28.01.2013.
Appointed as the Acting Chief Justice of the High Court of Gujarat w.e.f. 13th February 2023.
Appointed as Chief Justice of the High Court of Gujarat on 16th February 2023.
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