The artist was born in 1936. Studied at the Govt. School of Art and Craft, Calcutta. Won several prestigious awards including 3 gold Medals from the Academy of fine Arts, Calcutta. He is a Reader at Govt. School of Art & Craft. His preferred themes were landscapes however it never represented in his work but acted as a starting point. Exhibited his work at Alliance Francaise, New Delhi, 1992; `Indian Contemporary Art`, Gallery Maya, Hongkong, 1994; Bose Pacia Modern, New York, 1995; Gallery Escape, New Delhi, 1996. He received several awards including Gold Medal from the Govt. College of Art, Kolkata ,1956; Gold medals from the Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata , 1957, 1964, 1966, 1970.