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Born in July 1951 in the family of reputed lawyers from Narasaraopet, Guntur District. His father late Sri Venkata Appa Rao was a Senior Advocate with 60 years standing at Bar and commanded good civil practice. Grand father late Sri Hanumantha Rao was also a senior Lawyer of 50 years standing. Had his earlier education up to Degree at Narasaraopet. Did Law degree in Andhra University, Visakhapatnam from 1969 to 1972 and secured First Class and enrolled as Advocate in the month of September 1973 and practiced competently with his father. Later joined in the service as Junior Civil Judge in 1979, promoted as Senior Civil Judge in 1988 and as District Judge in the year 1995. Worked as Additional District Judge at Nizamabad, Nalgonda, Ranga Reddy and Sangareddy Districts. Worked as Principal District Judge at Vizianagaram, Nalgonda, Warangal, Nellore and in Visakhapatnam. Blessed with one son and two daughters.

Elevated as an Additional Judge of High Court of A.P., and assumed charge as such on 15.11.2010 FN. Appointed as permanent Judge, High Court of A.P., and assumed charge as Judge on 19-01-2012 F.N. Retired on attaining the age of superannuation on 25-07-2013.