Justice Mamidanna Satya Ratna Sri Ramachandra Rao

    • Designation: Hon'ble Chief Justice
    He was born on 07.08.1966 at Hyderabad. He studied B.Sc.(Hons.)(Mathematics) from Bhavans New Science College, Osmania University. He stood first in the University in B.Sc.(Hons.) Mathematics course. He passed LL.B. from University College of Law, Osmania University, Hyderabad in 1989 and was awarded CVSS Acharyulu Gold Medal by the Osmania University for securing highest marks in the final year LL.B.
    He enrolled as an Advocate on 07.09.1989.
    He secured LL.M. from the University of Cambridge U.K. in 1991.
    His father Mr. Justice M. Jagannadha Rao was a former Judge of The Supreme Court of India (1997-2000) and former Chairman of Law Commission of India. His grandfather M.S. Ramachandra Rao was also a Judge of The High Court of Andhra Pradesh from 1960-1961.
    His Lordship Sri Justice M.S. Ramachandra Rao was elevated as Addl. Judge of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh on 29.06.2012. Appointed as Judge of High Court of Andhra Pradesh and assumed charge as such on 04.12.2013. Appointed to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice, High Court for the State of Telangana w.e.f. 31.08.2021 forenoon.
    Transferred as Judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court and assumed charge of office in the forenoon of 12.10.2021 and remained as such upto 29.05.2023.
    Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mamidanna Satya Ratna Sri Ramachandra Rao was administered the oath of office of the Chief Justice of High Court of Himachal Pradesh on 30th May, 2023, on his Lordship’s elevation from High Court of Punjab and Haryana.