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Balasaheb Thackeray was also known Hindu Hriday Samraat. File Pic/mid-day photo team

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Bal Keshav Thackeray was popularly known as Balasaheb Thackeray. He was the eldest of eight siblings. Country's top politicians and celebrities used to visit Balasaheb at his residence 'Matoshree' in

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Balasaheb Thackeray worked as a cartoonist before entering politics. He used to make cartoons for an English newspaper.  It is said that Balasaheb's cartoons used sarcasm on the contemporary issues o

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It is said that Balasaheb started his weekly magazine 'Marmik' on August 13, 1960, in which he raised many social issues and about non-Marathis. Balasaheb Thackeray focused the magazine's content on t

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Bal Thackeray founded the Shiv Sena on June 19, 1966. Two years later, in 1968, he got Shiv Sena registered as a political party. Shiv Sena fielded its own candidates for the first time in the 1971 Lo

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