Subhashan Reddy, 76, was suffering from age-related ailments.

Former Madras and Kerala High Court Chief Justice B Subhashan Reddy passes away
news Death Wednesday, May 01, 2019 - 18:48

Former Chief Justice of Madras and Kerala High Courts, Justice Subhashan Reddy passed away at 76 on Wednesday morning at a private hospital in Gachibowli. Reddy was suffering from age-related ailments. He is survived by his wife and three sons. Two of his sons are advocates.

Justice Subhashan Reddy was born in 1943. He was born at Amberpet in Hyderabad and did his law from University College of Law, Osmania University. 

Reddy enrolled as an advocate in January 1966. His areas of practice included Constitutional, Civil, Criminal, Revenue and Taxation laws. He also practiced in the Supreme Court of India, according to Bar & Bench.

Reddy was the judge of  High Court of Andhra Pradesh in 1991, and later served as Chief Justices of  High Courts of Madras (2001) and Kerala (2004). He retired in March 2005.

Post his retirement, he served as the chairperson on the AP State Human Rights Commission and also acted as the Andhra Pradesh Lokayukta in 2012.

Meanwhile, Telangana Chief Minister  K Chandrasekhar Rao paid a visit to the former chief justice's residence and paid homage. Condoling his death, KCR has ordered special honours for his last rites. 

Besides KCR,  YSRCP president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, Governor ESL Narasimhan, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi, Speaker Pocharam Srinivas Reddy, Law Minister Indrakaran Reddy, BJP president K Laxman, former Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya and a host of other leaders also visiting his residence in Avanti Nagar, Basheerbagh.

Expressing grief, TRS working president KTR wrote on Twitter, “Deepest condolences on the demise of Justice Subhashan Reddy Garu. Would like to convey my heartfelt condolences to the family members.”

“Justice B Subhashan Reddy garu’s demise is a loss to the entire law fraternity and a great personal loss to me. My deepest condolences to his family,” wrote BJP leader Kishan Reddy.




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