HYDERABAD: The Bar and Bench of the Hyderabad High Court on Wednesday paid rich tributes to Justice Koka Ramachandra Rao, former Chief Justice of erstwhile AP High Court, who passed away recently due to illness.
Acting Chief Justice Ramesh Ranganathan and the judges of the High Court assembled in the first court hall in the afternoon to pay condolences to Justice Ramachandra Rao. The ACJ recalled the services rendered by Justice Rao to the judiciary sector. AP advocate general Dammalapati Srinivas and Telangana additional advocate general J Ramachandra Rao praised the services of the former chief justice. A two-minutes silence was observed to mark the occasion.
Justice Ramachandra Rao completed his law course from Madras law college in 1943 and enrolled as an advocate in the Madras High Court in 1944. He had held various positions prior to his elevation to the Bench. He was also a member of the Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh. He was appointed as judge of the AP high court in 1968.