Born in 1943. Studied form Govt. College of Art & Craft, Kolkata, 1966. Some of his selected Solo shows: Alliance Franciase, Calcutta,1968; Taj Art Gallery, Bombay,1994, 1996, 1998 , 2000; Mont Clair State College, New Jersey, USA, 1989; Indian Culture Center, Cairo, Egypt, 1992. Participated in numerous Group shows including biennale in Belgium, 1974, Second Asian Art show, Fukuoka, Japan 1986; Festival of India in USSR, 1988. He is the recipient of awards like National Award, Lalit Kala Academy, 1972; Kala Vibushan, AIFACS, 2001; Veteran Artist, AIFACS, 2003.