Bojja Tharakam was born on June 27, 1939, and died on September 16, 2016.
He was a well-known poet, writer, social and political activist and a senior human rights advocate in India.
He was a committed lawyer fighting for problems of Dalits in Andhra Pradesh State High Court.
Tharakam was suffering with brain tumor.
He died in a private hospital at Hyderabad.
Bojja Tharakam passed away at 77 years old