Born on 24th July, 1952 Justice Nawal Kishore Agarwal originally belongs to Rajasthan. His father was Late Shri Babu Lal Agarwal and mother Late Smt. Angoori Devi. He did B.Sc (Maths) in 1971 from CMD College, Bilaspur, M.A. (Economics) in 1974 from CMD College Bilaspur and LLB. from MES College Bilaspur and all these colleges are affiliated to Bilaspur University. Besides a good academic record, he took keen interest in extra-curricular activities. On 18.03.1979 he was enrolled as an Advocate and practiced at District Court Bilaspur and High Court at Chhattisgarh, Bilaspur and later on designated as Senior Advocate. He is having 30 years of experience of practice and was Legal Advisor to Bilaspur Development Authority, New India Assurance Co. Ltd. National Insurance Co. Ltd., State Bank of India, Canara Bank and Chhattisgarh Kshetriya Gramin Bank and other Public and Private Ltd.Companies. He also served as DeputyAdvocate General from 2005 till his elevation as Judge, High Court of Chhattisgarh. On 31st March,2009 he was elevated as Judge, High Court of Chhattisgarh, Bilaspur.
Superannuated as High Court Judge on July 23, 2014 . He was thereafter, appointed as Judicial Member, Armed Forces Tribunal, Guwahati Bench on July 03,2015 and was subsequently transferred to its Kolkata Bench, Kolkata on November 23,2015, from where he relinquished his charge on 16th of July, 2016.
He was sworn in as the Lokayukta of Haryanaon 19th July, 2016, and has been looking after that office since then.