O. Chinnappa Reddy was a judge at the Supreme Court of India. He known for his pro-active judgements which changed the judicial history of India.
Chinnappa Reddy was born on 25 September 1922 at Gooty in Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh, India. He did his schooling at London Mission High School, Gooty and higher education at Loyola College and Madras Law College. He became permanent judge in 1967 at Andhra Pradesh High Court after served as lawyer for two decades. He elevated to Supreme Court in 1978 and retired in 1987. He died in 2013.