Born in Haryana. Received his education at Agra, Allahabad and Cambridge Universities, Lincoln's Inn and Harvard Law School. Excelled in athletics, rowing and swimming.
Taught Law at Lucknow and at Cambridge Universities. Started his legal practice in 1940 in Lucknow.
Participated in the Quit India Movement and underwent imprisonments.
Became Chief Minister of the erstwhile Bhopal State (1952-1956), Cabinet Minister, Government of Madhya Pradesh, holding the portfolios of E ....