M. Jagannadha Rao

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Justice
M. Jagannadha Rao
Judge of Supreme Court of India
In office
21 March 1997. – 1 December 2000
Chairman, 17th Law Commission of India
In office
2003–2006
Chief Justice of Kerala High Court
In office
1991–1994
Chief Justice of Delhi High Court
In office
1994–1997
Personal details
Born 2 December 1935
Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh

M. Jagannadha Rao B.Sc., L.L.B. (born 2 December 1935) was Chief Justice of Kerala High Court and Delhi High Court and Judge of Supreme Court of India.[1]

Brief Lifesketch[edit]

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.[2] His son Justice M. S. Ramachandra Rao is currently a Judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court [3]

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.[4] He has submitted about 26 Reports, starting from 176th Report to the 201st Report, on a variety of legal issues of contemporary relevance.

He is a member of the Academic Councils of the National Law University, Bangalore and Jodhpur, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi and Chairman of the Academic Council, Army Institute of Law, Chandigarh.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hon’Ble Sri Justice". Hc.ap.nic.in. Retrieved 2016-12-01.  C1 control character in |title= at position 4 (help)
  2. ^ "Former Jugdes". Supreme Court of India. Retrieved 2016-12-01. 
  3. ^ "The Hon'Ble Sri Justice M.S. Ramachandra Rao". Hc.ap.nic.in. Retrieved 2016-12-01. 
  4. ^ "Back to Law Commission Home Page". Lawcommissionofindia.nic.in. Retrieved 2016-12-01. 

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