He was born in 1918 at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, and graduated as a gold medalist LLB from Allahabad in 1940. He was appointed judge of the Rajasthan High Court in 1967 and later became chief justice of the Guwahati High Court in 1978.
- Rajasthan High Court website former chief justices
- Chand Mal Lodha winning an award in 2003
- Chand Mal Lodha's obituary