Hon’ble Sri Justice P. Basi Reddy was born on 20th August, 1906. Took his B.A.(Hons.) degree from the presidency College, Madras. Went to England to study in London School of Economics and was subsequently called to the Bar from gray’s Inn, London in 1931. Worked with Mr. Nugent Grant and Mr. V.L. Ethiraj. Came to Guntur on formation of Andhra High Court. Practised mostly on criminal side while at the Bar. Appointed as Permanent Judge of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh on 10th October, 1957. Acted as Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh from 22.7.2968. Retired on 20.8.1968.