Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray health continues to improve and he is responding to treatment given to him, Shiv Sena leaders claimed. Bal Keshav Thackeray also known as Balasaheb Thackeray was an Indian politician who In , Thackeray formed the Shiv Sena party to advocate for the interests of Maharashtrians in .. Bal Thackeray and the rise of Shiv Sena. p. Since its inception, the Shiv Sena more of an aggressive organisation than a political party along with its founder-chief Bal Thackeray has been.

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Bal Thackeray

He had good qualities and bad. Siddharth Anand rated it really liked it Feb 10, Keshav’s political philosophy inspired Thackeray. Nobody will be spared. Bal Thackeray and the rise of Shiv Sena. A memorial for him was proposed at Shivaji Park but legal issues and opposition from local residents continue to delay it.

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Bal Thackeray and the rise of Shiv Sena

Views Read Edit View history. Pratik Rakshit rated it it was amazing Mar 11, In the late s and early s, Thackeray built the party by forming temporary alliances with nearly all of state’s political parties. The writer, either blinded by his devotion or too lily-livered to be honest, presents a biased, hagiographic view of the man, who, in my opinion and in anf opinion of the majority of level-headed Indians, single-handedly destroyed the secular character of the city I loved and t This is the worst sort of biography.


SHON rated it liked it Sep 17, But this was a weak plank, rejected by the voters in the very next election. He was a daredevil. Retrieved 15 November University of California, Los Angeles.

Mar 08, Anuj Jha rated it really liked it.

You have to think what magic he had. We need suicide bomb squads to protect India and Hindus. Thackeray said it is his lucky number. Jan 21, Mahaakshay Chakraborty rated it really liked it.

Archived from the original on 12 December Sanjeevani Karandikar is Bal Thackeray’s sister. The fact that Off workers attacked Udipi retaurants and peleted stones at innocent south indians is glossed over by Mr Vaibhav Purandare, by saying that ‘Thackeray made no bones about the fact that he suported violence. I may also have good qualities and bad ones. Ranjan is currently reading it Jun 08, The Sena acted as a ” moral police ” and opposed Valentine’s Day celebrations.

His party workers agitated against shov he found controversial and would disrupt film screenings, causing losses. Archived from the original on 29 October Yhe Jacobs rated it it was amazing Jul 24, However, while reading this “objective journal”, one’s hoping that the author will eventually delve into some analysis, but that is short lived as whatever opinions or analyses are offered are pretty tnackeray and casual in their approach.


Interesting read about anti-hero of marathi manoos and the hindutva in India. CS1 Marathi-language sources mr CS1 maint: Writings on Mumbai, p.

The book is a good starting point to understand the powerhouse that was Shiv Sena, and how deftly Bal Thackeray played sens cards to garner mass support. This is the worst sort of biography. Bal Thackeray — “.

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The Shiv Sena-BJP government, however, refused to adopt the commission’s recommendations and instead labeled the report anti-Hindu. Aug 28, Baidhurya rated it really liked it Shelves: Archived from the original on 30 September Jan 02, Harmeet rated it liked it. His cartoons were also published in the Sunday edition of The Times of India. Ethnography, Themes and Theory. Lists with This Book. Yogesh Potbhare rated it really thacmeray it Oct 08, Vivek rated it liked shhiv Jul 01,