“When I die and meet Balasaheb Thackeray in the afterlife, I can confidently say that I have done good work. Will you be able to say that,” Modi is reported to have told the Sena delegation.
As the Sena completes 50 years on Sunday, one is compelled to reflect upon the astute utilisation of ideologies through which the Shiv Sena could capture the political mood of Maharashtra and also of the country.
All formalities for construction of a grand memorial of late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray will be completed in a year’s time.
Deposing before a special court, David Headley stated that while he did not have first hand knowledge, he was aware of an attempt made on Thackeray’s life.
Govt had announced setting up of public trust to oversee memorial construction.
A Thackeray memorial was a foregone conclusion waiting to happen sooner than later.
Devendra Fadnavis announced that a public trust headed by Uddhav Thackeray which will be formed to work out modalities for the memorial.
A portion of jewellery, estimated to be worth Rs 1 crore, which was lost from the Mughal harem immediately after the 1857 mutiny was recovered by the Calcutta police.
The Shiv Sena has been clamoring for a memorial for the founder of their party since he passed away in November 2012.
Shiv Sena protesters also demanded an unconditional apology from the magazine’s editor.
Shiv Sena founder, late Bal Thackeray’s life will soon be adapted into a biopic in Bollywood. And helming the same would be debutant Rahul Thackeray, son of producer Smita Thackeray.
Mumbaikars were promised a coastal road in 2012 civic election manifesto released under the leadership of Balasaheb Thackeray.
Parab said that he knew Bal Thackeray since childhood but he actually met him in 1980.
Bal Thackeray’s sons Uddhav and Jaidev have been locked in a legal battle over his will.
Thackeray’s sons Uddhav and Jaidev have been locked in a legal battle over his will.