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B. Subhashan Reddy
Chief Justice of Kerala High Court
In office
21 November 2004 – 2 March 2005
Succeeded by Rajiv Gupta
Chief Justice of Madras High Court
In office
12 September 2001 – 21 November 2004
Preceded by Nagendra Kumar Jain
Succeeded by Markandey Katju
Personal details
Born (1943-03-02)2 March 1943
Hyderabad, Hyderabad State, British India
Died 1 May 2019(2019-05-01) (aged 76)
Gachibowli, Hyderabad
Alma mater Osmania University

B. Subhashan Reddy (2 March 1943 — 1 May 2019) was an Indian Judge who served as Chief Justice of High Courts of India and Chairperson of the first Human Rights Commission of Andhra Pradesh.


Reddy was born at Bagh Amberpet in Hyderabad in 1943. He studied at Sultan Bazar and Chadarghat High Schools in Hyderabad, New Science College and passed law from Osmania University. Since 1966, he started practice in the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Constitutional, Civil, Criminal, Revenue and Taxation matters. Reddy practiced in the Supreme Court of India also. On 25 November 1991 he was appointed Judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court. He was elevated as Chief Justice of Madras High Court on 12 September 2001 thereafter transferred to Kerala High Court on 21 November 2004. Justice Reddy retired from the post on 2 March 2005. He also served as the first Chairman of Andhra Pradesh State Human Rights Commission and in October 2012, Reddy took charge in the post of Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh. He died on 1 May 2019 at AIG Hospital in Gachibowli, Hyderabad.

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