The high court senior lawyer Justice R. Subhash Reddy was promoted as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court. The President gave his assent to the recommendation of the Supreme Court Collegium for his promotion. Justice Subhash Reddy takes charge after the in charge Chief Justice Jayanth M. Patel was transferred to Karnataka High Court as Chief Justice.
Subhash Reddy was born into an agricultural family at China Samkarampet, Medak district in 1957. After completing his primary studies at native village, he obtained his degree from A.V. College, Hyderabad. He got his law degree from Osmania University and worked as junior to Subhashan Reddy, who is Lok Ayukta at present. He was also standing counsel to S.V. University and JNTU.