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Born at Jodhpur on 12-12-1948 and son of Mr.M.M.Singhvi. Graduated in Science in the year 1968 from Jodhpur University and passed LL.B. Examination in the year 1971 with Gold Medal from Rajasthan University.

Joined the legal profession on 28-07-1971 under Shri Marudhar Mridul. Practiced in Rajasthan High Court of Jodhpur till June, 1977 and shifted to Jaipur upon creation of High Court Bench at Jaipur. Mainly practiced in Constitutional Law but conducted criminal cases as amicus curiae. He represented the State Government in special cases for almost all the Universities of Rajasthan, various public Corporations, educational institutions, local authorities before the High Court. He was elevated to the Bench of Rajasthan High Court as Judge on 20-07-1990. He was transferred to Punjab and Haryana High Court on 28-04-1994. He was transferred as Judge of the Gujarat High Court on 28-02-2005.

He was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh on 27-11-2005. Appointed as Judge, Supreme Court of India and assumed charge as such on the forenoon of 12-11-2007.