Shri Panjigadde Krishna Bhat, has been elevated to be an additional judge High Court Of Karnataka. He is known as one of the most efficient judicial officers of Karnataka judiciary. A law graduate from Banaras Hindu University. Mr Bhat, practiced as a succesful lawyer in Bengaluru before got appointed as District and Sessions Judge and joined Karnataka Judiciary. His impeccable calibre in delivering judgements and efficient administration is highly apprecited by the superiors. A vast reader, crave for knowledge and have always an eye to detail.
Shri Panjigadde Krishna Bhat, hails from Dakshina Kannada District, Vittal Padnur. Comepleted B.Sc from St.Aloysius College, Mangalore; secured Law graduation from Law School of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
Mr. Bhat, joined as District Judge through direct recruitment in 1998. He worked in the capacity of District and Sessions Judge at Bengaluru, Special Judge Lokayukta, Special Judge CBI cases. He served as Prl District and Sessions Judge in Bidar, Tumkur, Raichur, Belgaum and Bengaluru Rural District.
He also served as Registrar (Judicial) & Registrar (Vigilance) High Court Of Karnataka. Served as Registrar General, High Court Of Karnataka. He has been Director, Karnataka Judicial Academy, Bengauru.
Recently he served as Presiding officer Transport Appellate. Tribunal, Karnataka.