B. Subhashan Reddy, Indian judge, Died at 76

B. Subhashan Reddy was born on March 2, 1943, and died on May 1, 2019; he 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.

Subhashan 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, Subhashan started practice in the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Constitutional, Civil, Criminal, Revenue and Taxation matters.


Subhashan practised in the Supreme Court of India also. On 25 November 1991, he was appointed as Judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court.

He was promoted as Chief Justice of Madras High Court on September 12, 2001, after that transferred to Kerala High Court on 21 November 2004. Justice Reddy was retired from the post on 2 March 2005.

He also laboured 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.

B. Subhashan Reddy passed away at the age of 76.