Born in 4th August, 1939, Calcutta. Diploma in Painting, Government College of Arts and Crafts, Calcutta, 1954-9. (Murals) L`Ecole Nationale Superior des Beaux Arts, Paris,Atelier 17, ParisAtelier Julien,1961-3. His works are collected in renowned museums such as the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, the Glenbarra Art Museum, Japan, and the Ludwig Museum, Germany. He won a National Award (the Shiromani Kala Puraskar).