was born in January 1940 in Bengal. He was the former Principal of College of Art, New Delhi. A graduate in science from the Calcutta University and also a graduate in Arts from Govt. College of Art & Crafts, Calcutta. For him, art is an expression of inner language. His communion with happenings around him evolves and reflects in his works. He finds lasting beauty in the serenity of the total surrender of the monks of the Ramakrishna Mission, a mission that signifies sacrifices and service to mankind.