Date of Birth : 01/06/1959,
Int. Appmnt : 04/05/2013,
Date of Joining : 04/05/2013,
Held Office Till : 31/05/2021,
Introduction : Elevaed as Additional Judge, High Court of Gujarat on 4th May 2013.
Born on 01/06/1959 at Village: Piparia, Taluka: Khambha, District: Amreli and belongs to the Family of Agriculturist.
Had school education from Village: Piparia and Rabarika, Taluka: Khambha, District: Amreli and High School Education at Swaminarayan Gurukul, Rajkot.
B.Com.; LL.M from the Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar.
Stood second in the LL.B. (Special) and was recipient of Gold-medal from the Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar. Awarded National Merit Scholarship by the Ministry of Education, Union of India while pursuing studies for LL.M.
His articles namely "Advocacy - a noble profession" and "Public Interest Litigation" were published in All India Reporter and Gujarat Law Reporter.
Served as Part Time Lecturer in the Siddharth Law College, Amreli and K. K. Parekh Commerce College, Amreli from the Academic year 1991-92 till the date of his appointment as District Judge.
Started practice in the District Court, Amreli from August 1984 and joined chamber of Mr. J G Kanabar, Senior Advocate and has practised in Amreli for about 12 years.
Nature of Practice: Civil, Criminal, Revenue, Labour and Service matters.
Field of Specialization: Civil and Revenue matters.
Has worked as Assistant District Judge, Rajkot from 10/04/1997 to 04/02/1998.
Has worked as Joint District Judge from 05/02/1998 to 09/01/2000 at Rajkot and Surat.
Has worked as Principal District Judge from 10/01/2000 to 15/03/2010 at Ahmedabad, Navsari, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Surat.
During his tenure as District Judge, he has decided nearly 25,000 Civil and Criminal cases including sensational, high profile cases and also matters under TADA Act.
Has worked as the Registrar (Administration) from 16/03/2010 to 26/11/2012 and as the Registrar General, High Court of Gujarat from 26/11/2012 till his elevation as the Additional Judge, High Court of Gujarat.
He has been confirmed as permanent Judge on 15.03.2018
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