On his 50th birthday on June 14, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray cut a special cake designed like an EVM while 36 petrol pumps in Mumbai and many more in the state offered disounts from Rs 4 to Rs 9 per litre, a party spokesperson said. Thackeray, on his part, made another statement - by cutting a large special cake designed like an electronic voting machine (EVM), which the MNS and almost all other opposition political parties are opposing. All pictures/Ashish Raje
Hundreds of activists were seen thronging Thackeray's residence in Dadar west wearing these special T-shirts exhibiting his cartoons, many targeting the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and other leaders, and his artistic views on many contemporary political developments in the country
Raj Thackeray's daughter Urvashi (left) and to-be daughter-in-law Mitali capture memorable moments of the birthday celebrations of the MNS' chief Raj Thackeray at his Shivaji Park residence while son Amit (partially seen behind Urvashi) looks on, Pic/Ashish Raje
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray’s son Amit got engaged to his long time beau Mitali Borude in a ceremony on December 11. Reportedly the couple chose December 11 as the date for their engagement as it is the wedding anniversary of Raj and Sharmila Thackeray. Amit, a commerce graduate is set to tie the knot with Mitali Borude a Mumbai based fashion designer who set up the label The Rack with Amit’s sister Urvashi
Elsewhere in Maharashtra special prayers, aartis and poojas were held by local district leaders at prominent temples in Solapur, Pune and other places, praying for Raj Thackeray's long life and prosperity.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray celebrated his 50th birthday accompanied by his wife Sharmila, son Amit, daughter Urvashi and to-be daughter-in law Mitali at his Shivaji Park residence in Mumbai. We have pictures