Social Activist,Senior Adovate, Bojja Tarakam(77) passed away at his residence , he was the face of dalits, who fought for the rights of Dalits.
He was the one who filed cases in supreme court against police encounters and atrocities on Dalits . he fought in the infamous Tsundur massacre of Dalits in AP. He wrote several books like Police Arrest Cheste, Dalitulu Rajyam, Kulam Vargam.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao expressed his condolences for Bojja Tarakam for his fight in Telangana movement.
YSRCP president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said, Bojja Tarakam had worked relentlessly for the uplift of Dalits throughout his life.