Born in 1940. Got Diploma in painting from ICAD, Calcutta. Received several prestigious awards including National Award, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi; Padmashri from Govt. of India. His paintings narrates reality of routine life and cruelty with a touch of fantasy and natural vocabulary. His work has captured every section of our society whether it is a daily wage earner, vendors, politicians or the elite class.