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Bojja Tharakam: The Dalit Leader

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  Prof. P. Kesava Kumar Bojja Tharakam (1939-2016), a Dalit leader of high eminence, passed away on 17th September 2016. He was a well-known Dalit leader with multiple facets to his personality. He left his mark on most of the democratic struggles of Telugu society in post independence India. He was a people’s leader, civil …


Acquittal of Tsunduru Accused is Brazen Injustice: Human Rights Forum

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  Statement by Human Rights Forum (HRF) The acquittal by a Division Bench of the AP High Court of all accused in the 1991 Tsunduru massacre of dalits is brazen injustice. The Human Rights Forum (HRF) is shocked and anguished by the verdict in such a landmark case. It is highly unfortunate that the judgement …


Tsunduru trial: Judge drops contempt charges against Bojja Tharakam

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  Tsunduru Massacre Trial: 26 th March, 2014.  [Via Dalit Camera] Rakta Kshetram in Tsunduru, memorial to the martyrs Todays’ Court Proceedings: The judge dropped the charges against Bojja Tharakam and Ragunath. Actually in the morning, advocates in the AP high court were worried about ‘contempt of court’ faced by both the advocates. The court …