Jakkana

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Peram Raju Jakkana is a famous Telugu poet in the early 15th century(1450). He was born to Akkamamba and Annayamathyulu in a Niyogi Brahmin family. He served as a poet in the court of Proudha Devarayalu. His famous work is Vikramarka Charithramu, which he dedicated to Vennelakanti Sidhanamatya, the minister of treasury in the court of Proudha Devarayalu. [1] This work describes the legend of Vikramaditya, the king of Ujjain.

Jakkana is a contemporary of Srinatha and Pothana.

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