Date of Birth : 22/08/1942,
Date of Joining : 17/09/1999,
Held Office Till : 22/08/2004,
Introduction : Appointed as a Additional Judge of the High Court of Gujarat from 17.9.1999. Permanent Judge of the High Court from 26.12.2001.
Obtained B.Sc. degree in 1963 from Bahauddin College, Junagadh, and Law degree in 1965 from A.M.P. Law College, Rajkot.
Served as under Officer Instructor as Warrant Officer, N.C.C., on full-time basis for two years between August, 1963 and August, 1965.
Enrolled as an Advocate in April 1966, joined Bar at Junagadh, practised in Civil, Criminal, Service and Revenue matters upto 1970.
Joined Gujarat State Judicial Service as Civil Judge (J.D.) and Judicial Magistrate (First Class) in April, 1970.
Was promoted as Assistant Judge in 1984 and then as a District Judge in 1988 at Rajkot, Bharuch and Vadodara.
Also served as Special Officer, High Court of Gujarat for three years.
Also served as Joint Secretary, Legal Department for three years and as Secretary, Legal Department, Government of Gujarat.
Elevated to the Bench of the High Court of Gujarat as Additional Judge on 17.9.1999, continued as Additional Judge on 17.9.2001 and confirmed as Permanent Judge on 26.12.2001.
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