Hon’ble Sri Justice D. Munikannaiah was born on 11th March, 1903. Educated at Hindu High School, Muthyalpet High School, Madras. A.V.N. College, Visakhapatnam presidency and Law Colleges, Madras. Enrolled as an Advocate on 22nd January, 1934. Practised on Original and Appellate Sides. Worked as Public Prosecutor. Appointed as Addl. Judge on 16.06.1958. Appointed as Permanent Judge on 13.06.1960. Retired on 11.03.1963.