|Born-1935, Banda, Uttar Pradesh; B.Sc. 1957, Allahabad University, Studied painting at School of art, Delhi Polytechnic, 1958-1963 for diploma in fine art, Student at King George Medical College, Lucknow; Many awards during 1958-1963, Sailoz prize 1962, A.I.F.A.C.S. Camlin Award, 1985, Lalit Kala Research Grant 1983, Senior fellowship for painting, Department of culture, Govt of India, 1983-1986; Exhibiting since 1961. Ten one man shows abroad including two in Tokyo, More than seven shows in India including a retrospective of works from 1955-95, Dhoomimal Gallery, 1995 & participated in more than sixty five important group. Gropu exhibitions including the show of THE six at A.I.F.A.C.S., 1961-62, Founder member show of GROUP 8 at A.I.F.A.C.S., 1968, Delhi Shilpi Chakra Annual exhibitions, 1963, 1968, 1969, National Exhibition LKA since, 1964, A.I.F.A.C.S. annuals, Academy of fine arts, Kolkata, India international centre, Delhi, Participation in various group shows of national international stature.