Hon’ble Sri Justice D.S.R. Varma was born on 5th September 1949 at Narsapur in West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, India. Justice Dantuluri Srinivasa Ranganadha Varma is the son of Late Sri D. Jagapathi Raju, an Advocate. His mother was a Hindi Teacher in Mission High School, Narsapur. Obtained degree of Bachelor of Arts from Sri Y.N. College, Narsapur and Bachelor of Laws from the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam and LL.M from Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur. Enrolled as an Advocate on August 20, 1974 and initially joined his father’s office at Narsapur. Later on, shifted his practice to the High Court of Andhra Pradesh from June, 1975 and joined the Chambers of Sri Krovidi Narasimham, a leading Lawyer. Specialised in Labour Laws, Co-operative Laws and gained sufficient experience in Civil as well as Criminal matters. Nominated as a Panel Advocate for State Bank of Hyderabad and represented Insurance Companies selectively. Appointed as Standing Counsel for A.P.S.R.T.C. during the year 1992-93 and also the Standing Counsel for Central Silk Board, a Central Government undertaking. Appointed as Government Pleader representing Revenue Department in A.P. administrative Tribunal in the month of January, 1996 and continued as such till he was transferred and appointed as Government Pleader in the High Court of Andhra Pradesh and was dealing with matters pertaining to Land Grabbing and Land Assignment.
Appointed as Additional Judge of High Court of Andhra Pradesh on May 17, 1999 and as Judge w.e.f.20.4.2000.Since his college days Justice D.S.R. Varma showed keen interest in sports particularly Tennis and Shuttle Badminton. Transferred as Judge of Allahabad High Court w.e.f. 28.10.2010. Transferred as Judge of Allahabad High Court and relinquished the charge of office on 27.10.2010 A.N.