Bal Thackeray fifth death anniversary: People crowd Shivaji park to pay respects

Bal Thackeray fifth death anniversary: People crowd Shivaji park to pay respects
Written by Abhishek Rana

People have crowded the Shivaji Park for the anniversary of the political leader Bal Thackeray, who died on 17 November 2012. He founded the controversial, Shiv Sena part, a right wing organization that is active most prominently in Maharashtra. Raj Thackeray, the present leader of the party is going to visit the Shivaji Park, and Maharashtra’s Cheif Minister Davendra Fadnavis is also reported to pay his respects to the party leader later in the day. Bal Thackeray was born on 23 January 1926, and worked as a cartoonist for the English news company The Free Press Journal until going he left and created his own politically oriented newspaper Marmik.

Bal Thackeray organized the Shiv Sena Party because he was concerned about the well-fare of Maharashtrians and their rights. He was a controversial figure in a the political landscape because of his blatant hatred of Muslims and the Muslim community and had offered sentiments supporting Adolph Hitler. Nonetheless, he was very respected in his community and had great oratory prowess through which he used to move and convince his audience.

Bal Thackeray is succeeded by his three sons, Bindumadhav Thackeray, Jaidev Thackeray
Uddhav Thackeray. Bal Thackeray is also known for his sense of black humor and steadfast belief in his principles.


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Abhishek Rana

Since my early childhood, I’ve loved writing, watching movies and having an opinion. Now, I do it professionally. Always looking for new ways to challenge myself.

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