M. Jagannadha Rao
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M. Jagannadha Rao
|Judge of Supreme Court of India|
21 March 1997. – 1 December 2000
|Chairman, 17th Law Commission of India|
|Chief Justice of Kerala High Court|
|Chief Justice of Delhi High Court|
|Born||2 December 1935
Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
He was born on 2 December 1935 at Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. He has passed B.Sc.(Hons.) from Presidency College, Madras and L.L.B. from Osmania University. He has enrolled as an advocate in 1960. He has practiced in the High Court of Andhra Pradesh for 22 years. He has worked with his father Justice M. S. Ramachandra Rao and later with his paternal uncle Justice M. Krishna Rao. He was appointed as Additional Judge of High Court of Andhra Pradesh on 29 September 1982 and as Permanent Judge on 29 November 1982. He was appointed as Chief Justice of Kerala High Court in August 1991, as Chief Justice of Delhi High Court on March 1994 and as Judge of Supreme Court of India on 23 March 1997. He has retired as Judge of Supreme Court of India on 2 December 2000. His son Justice M. S. Ramachandra Rao is currently a Judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court 
He was Vice-Chairman and Chairman of the Sixteenth Law Commission of India from 2001 to 2003 and Chairman of the Seventeenth Law Commission of India from 2003 to 2006. He has submitted about 26 Reports, starting from 176th Report to the 201st Report, on a variety of legal issues of contemporary relevance.
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