Telangana poet Kaloji Narayan Rao 100th Birth Anniversary
Kaloji Narayana Rao more popularly known as Kaloji was born in Madikonda, Warangal district on 9th September 1914 and died on 13th November 2002, he was an Indian poet, freedom fighter and political activist of Telangana. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1992. From around age of 16, Rao became active in anti – establishment movements. Rao wrote poetry in the all Indian languages mostly Hindi, Marathi, Telugu and Urdu. He was popularly known as Praja Kavi.