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Bal Thackeray Images Photos Quotes – Here is a collection of Bal Thackeray Images describing all about him– Bal Thackeray was an Indian journalist and politician born on 23rd January 1926 in Pune, Maharashtra. This honorary man left for the heavenly aboard on 17th November 2012 in Mumbai, Maharashtra due to a Cardiac Arrest. Thackeray’s full name was Bal Keshav Thackeray and he was also known as Balasaheb Thackeray.

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Bal Thackeray was the one to create the political party ‘Shiv Sena’ in 1966. It was due to his powerful leadership that Shiv Sena became a dominant political force in Maharashtra, India. Thackeray’s career began in the early 1950s as a cartoonist for the Free Press Journal in Mumbai which was called ‘Bombay’ at the time.

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Bal Thackeray Images Photos Quotes – His career started to grow as he also appeared in the Japanese daily newspaper, ‘Asahi Shimbun’ as also in the Sunday editions of ‘The New York Times’. Later in 1960, he began his involvement in politics after developing a strong regional following through his work in a weekly Marathi journal, ‘Marmik’. It was due to his power that in the 1990s, Bombay was called Mumbai after Shiv Sena gained political control of Maharashtra. He had Bombay renamed Mumbai in tribute to the goddess ‘Mumbadevi’.

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Some of the major issues Bal Thackeray was known for being involved in were: Ban on Voting (1999), Statement against Muslims (1980s), Warning on Arrest & Arrests (1993, 2000, 2007), Resistance of Pakistani Cricket Team, Warning to Sachin (2009), Call for Hindu terrorist squads (2008)…

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Bal Thackeray Images Photos Quotes – During the trailer launch of ‘Thackeray’,  Amitabh Bachchan revealed more about his friendship with Bal Thackeray. He mentioned that during the shooting of Coolie, which was a blockbuster in 1983, he suffered from a very bad injury on the sets of the film after which we had to be rushed to the hospital but because of the bad weather in Mumbai no Ambulance was available at the set of the film. This is when Bal Thackeray’s Shiv Sena Ambulance came to his rescue. Amitabh Bachchan also added that he was alive only with the support of Thackeray.

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Thackeray despite not having held any official position in the Parliament was given the 21-gun salute on his funeral. The entire state of Maharashtra was in grief and some places even started shutting down after which the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called for calm in the state. The coverage of media on his funeral was immense. The media reports also claimed that BMC used taxpayer’s money after which the party sent in a cheque of Rs 5 lakhs to the Corporation.

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