The poet Bharathidasan Poet died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Indian Tamil poet and author whose work addressed social and political themes and popularized the Dravidian (Self-Respect) Movement. His literary works include Thamizhachi Kathi, Kudumba Vilakku, and Saumiyan.
He was born into a wealthy merchant family in Pondicherry, India.