Justice Reddy was a former Chief Justice of the Kerala and Madras High Courts, and will get a State funeral.
Justice B Subhashan Reddy, the first Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Human Rights Commission, passed away this morning.
He was 76.
He is survived by his wife and three sons, two of them advocates and another an engineer.
Justice Reddy, who was ailing from a liver infection for the last one month and was being treated in the AIG Hospital at Gachibowli, breathed his last this morning. His mortal remains were shifted to his Avantinagar residence, and are likely be cremated at Mahaprasthanam this evening.
Justice Reddy was a former Chief Justice of the Kerala and Madras High Courts. He had also been a Lok Ayukta, as also a judge in the A P High Court.
Justice Reddy was born in Hyderabad in 1943 in a landlords' family. His grandfather Bollampally Venkat Reddy was a court official in the Nizam's regime, and his father also was an official in the Nizam's court. He studied in New Science College and Osmania University College of Science. He completed his law course from the University College of Law, Osmania University.
Governor E S L Narasimhan, First Lady Vimala Narasimhan, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, ministers Mahmood Ali and Talasani Srinivas Yadav, MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, YSRCP president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, TPCC president N Uttam Kumar Reddy, CLP leader Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka, former union minister Bandaru Dattatreya, judges, legal luminaries, advocates and other VIPs paid tributes to Justice Reddy. The Governor and the Chief Minister consoled the family members after placing wreaths on the body of Justice Reddy.
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao asked Chief Secretary S K Joshi to make arrangements for a State funeral.