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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray is dead

Bal Keshav Thackeray or Balasaheb Thackeray, founder of Shiv Sena is dead. The end of Bal Thackeray came at 3.30 pm of 17 November 2012 following a heart attack. Bal Thackeray’s health was worsening since last few weeks and he was under treatment. Prayers of thousands of Shiv Sainiks failed at Bal Thackeray died.

Since last few days, condition of Balasaheb's health was detoriating. Bal Thackeray was on constant oxygen for the last few days and was not taking any food.

Bal Thackeray was born on 23 January 1926. His father was Keshav Sitaram Thackeray who was a leading figure in united Maharashtra movement. Bal Thackeray started his professional career as a cartoonist in a English daily but afterwards left the job and started his own political weekly Marmik. In 1966, Bal Thackeray formed Shiv Sena mainly to protect Marathi people from the growing power of Gujaratis, Marwaris and South Indians in Mumbai.  Till his death, the most controversial character in Indian politics Bal Thackeray continued his fight for Marathi speaking people and Hindu religion. Bal Thackeray was anti Muslim and he used to openly admit it. On many occasions Bal Thackeray used to issue controversial statements.    

Since last few years, Bal Thackeray kept himself away from public life.

After the death of Bal Thackeray, all the police stations in Mumbai are on high alert to tackle any unwanted situation.

1 comment:

  1. Too sad to hear.the great tiger lost his life.may god bless the real tiger of maharashtra...he has created a history....



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