P. Chandra Reddy

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P. Chandra Reddy
Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court
In office
Chief Justice of Madras High Court
In office
Personal details
Born Palagani Chandra Reddy
(1904-07-01)1 July 1904
Died 7 October 1976(1976-10-07) (aged 72)

Justice P. Chandra Reddy or Palagani Chandra Reddy (1 July 1904–7 October 1976) was an Indian judge. He was educated at V.R. High School, Nellore and Pachaiyappa’s College in Madras. He was appointed as an advocate at the Madras High Court on 13 August 1928. He had practised civil and criminal cases. He was appointed as an additional judge at the same court on 16 July 1949. He was appointed as a permanent Judge at Andhra Pradesh High Court on its formation from 5 July 1954, and later became the acting Chief Justice of the court. He was appointed as the permanent of Andhra High Court on 16 June 1958.

He was the acting Governor of Andhra Pradesh from 20 December 1963 to 19 December 1963. He was appointed as the Chief Justice of Madras High Court on 23 December 1964. He was the acting Governor of Tamil Nadu between 24 December 1964 and 7 February 1965. He retired on 7 January 1966. He died on 7 October 1976.[1] [2][3]


  1. ^ HON'BLE SRI JUSTICE P.CHANDRA REDDI (High Court of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad, 20 September 2008)
  2. ^ Sixth Assembly First Session–First Meeting (Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, 21 September 2008)
  3. ^ Past Governors (Raj Bhavan, Chennai, 20 September 2008)