Justice P Keshava Rao, sitting judge, Telangana High Court, passed away on Monday after suffering a cardiac arrest.
A law graduate from Kakatiya University, Warangal, Justice Rao started his practice in 1986. During his practice, he took up wide ranging matters including constitutional, civil, criminal and election disputes..
In March 2010, he was appointed as Special Standing Counsel for CBI (Special Public Prosecutor) and continued on the post till April 2016.
He was elevated as a Judge of the High Court and assumed charge in September 2017.
On account of his demise, work in Telangana High Court and in subordinate courts in the State has been suspended for a day.