Krishna District

History

Krishna is the administrative district in the costal Andhra region in the State of Andhra Pradesh with Machilipatnam as the administrative headquarters and Vijayawada being the most populated city in the State of Andhra Pradesh.  The history of this region dates back to the second century B.C.  The area was ruled by Satavahanas, Pallavas, Chalukyas and later by Cholas, Kakatiyas, Reddy Dynasty and Gajapati kings of Odisha. 

The District was named after River Krishna, the third longest River in India.  The River flows through before it empties itself into Bay of Bengal, near Hamsala Deevi of Krishna District.

The district is also well known for Spirituality, being blessed with Goddess Kanaka Durga on the banks of River Krishna at Vijayawada.

The District Court, Machlipatnam, Krishna was established in the year 1802. The District has 78 number of Courts ie., 20 Additional District Courts, 22 Senior Civil Judge Courts and 36 Junior Civil Judge Courts.

The following is the list of District and Sessions Judges who have acted as such from the year 1882.

 

S.NO

          Name

Period

1.

Sri. D.Brick

1882

2.

Sri.S.L.Malarthy

1883

3.

Sri.W.G.H.Lefranu

1884

4.

Sri.C.A.Bird

1886

5.

Sri.W.G.Underwood

1887

6.

Sri G.T.Mechanzee

1888

7.

Sri E.A.Elluri

1894

8.

Sri A.H.Hanumett

1895

9.

Sri E.Eluni

1896

10.

Sri A.F.Prinhay

1897

11.

Sri J.H Munro

1897

12.

Sri W.H.Miehral

1898

13.

Sri F.D.Old Field

1899

14.

Sri W.C.Holmer

1900

15.

Sri Diwan Bahadur S.Gopalachariar

1900

16.

Sri J.H.Munro

1901

17.

Sri J.H.Robrtson

1902

18.

Sri V.Venugopalchetty

1903

19.

Sri L.T.Harris

1904

20.

Sri M.D.Bell

1905

21.

Sri I.W.Hughes

1906

22.

Sri P.Kershap

1907

23.

Sri A.L.Harnney

1908

24.

Sri E.B.Eluin

1908

25.

Sri A.C.Dutt

1909

26.

Sri F.A Coleridge

1910

27.

Sri F.A.Cargenven

1912

28.

Sri R.A.Genkerris

1915

29.

Sri M.R.Ry.K.Krishnamachary Avargal

1915

30.

Sri E.Pakinharn Walsh

1915

31.

Sri J.J.Cotton

1916

32.

Sri M.R.Ry.Rao Bahadur alias Tiru Venkatachariar Avargal

1921

33.

Sri J.I.Smith

1922

34.

Sri P.O.Lebo

1923

35.

Sri M.R.Ry.K.P. Lakshmana Rao

1924

36.

Sri A.J.Curgenven

1925

37.

Sri F.G.Butter

1927

38.

Sri.B.Rama Rao

1929

39.

Sri M.R.Ry C.S.Madhavayyar Avargal

1930

40.

Sri M.Narasinga Rao

1931

41.

Sri P.Kamalingam

1932

42.

Sri J.Austin Byers

1932

43.

Sri C.Govindanayar

1933

44.

Sri M.R.Ry. P.T.Jagannadhachary Avargal

1934

45.

Sri A.S.Panchapakesava Ayyer

1934

46.

Sri V.V.Subba

1935

47.

Sri T.S Ramachandran

1936

48.

Sri M.Anantanayar

1940

49.

Sri R.S.Subrahmanyeswara Iyyer

1940

50.

Sri.P.M.Srinivasa Iyyengar

1941

51.

Sri.K.S.Garresa Iyyer

1942

52.

Sri M.Ramchandar

1942

53.

Sri K.S.Viswanadha Iyyer

1945

54.

Sri S.A.M.Khan

1946

55.

Sri K.S.Viswanadha Iyyer

1946

56.

Sri K.V.L.Narasimham

1946

57.

Sri Syed Immamuddin

1949

58.

Sri M.Kanna Babu

1950

59.

Sri T.N.C Srinivasa Varadachary

1951

60.

Sri.K.B.Krishna Rao Naidu

1954

61.

Sri S.Obul Reddy

1955-56

62

Sri S.Narayana Rao

1957-58

63.

Sri J.N.Waghray

1959-60

64.

Sri M.A.Jabbar

1961-62

65.

Sri.B.R.Chalapathi Rao

1963-64

66.

Sri C.Murahari Rao

1965

67.

Sri S.Bhaskara Raju

1966

68.

Sri C.V.Avdhani

1967

69.

Sri P.S.Ananth

1968-70

70.

Sri R.Natesan

1971

71.

Sri U.Sethu Madhava Rao

1972

72.

Sri Mahaboob Ilahikhan

1973-74

73.

Sri.B.Narasinga Rao

1975

74.

Sri.P.Ramachandra Raju

1976-77

75.

Sri G.Sadasiva Reddy

1978

76.

Sri M.Gopalacharlu

1979

77.

Sri Nayani Krishna Murthy

12.03.1982

78.

Sri N.Subba Raju

24.03.1982

79.

Sri.K.Mohana Rao

22.02.1985

80.

Sri M.Mohanarama Reddy

03.06.1988

81.

Sri.Y.Tiru Murthy

19.01.1989

82.

Sri.B.Venkateswara Rao

18.07.1991

83.

Sri.T.H.B.Chalapathi

28.03.1992

84.

Sri.B.Venkateswara Rao

04.10.1992

85.

Sri T.Ch Surya Rao

06.05.1994

86.

Sri.C.Rambabu

12.05.1995

87.

Sri Aditya Pratap Bhanj Deo

13.10.1995

88.

Sri A.Venkata Reddy

19.09.1996

89.

Sri.V.Jagpal Reddy

03.02.1997

90.

Sri.D.Satyanarayana Reddy

22.09.1997

91.

Sri.K.Satyanand

10.05.1999

92.

Sri.T.Anjaneyulu

14.05.2001

93.

Sri G.V.Seethapathy

30.04.2004

94.

Sri S.Bhujanga Rao

22.07.2004

95.

Sri.V.Suri Appa Rao

23.04.2006

96.

Sri.S.Ravi Kumar

31.08.2006

97.

Sri.A.Shankar Narayana

07.04.2009

98.

Sri.R.Ramachandra Reddy

25.09.2010

99.

Sri.Ch.Manavendranath Roy

05.04.2012

100.

Sri.G.Chakradhar Rao

17.04.2013 

101. Sri B.Raveendra Babu

20.05.2015

102.

Sri Y.Lakshmana Rao 11.07.2016