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Thackeray had a special place in Maharashtra politics: Nitish Kumar

Press Trust of India
Nov 17, 2012 at 07:37pm IST

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday paid tribute to the Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray who died in Mumbai on Saturday afternoon after prolonged illness. "A political era in Maharashtra politics has come to an end after the passing away of the Octogenarian Shiv Sena leader," Kumar said in a condolence message.

Thackeray had a special place in the political annals in Maharashtra, he said. The RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and his wife Rabri Devi also mourned the death of the Shiv Sena leader.

Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, the state unit BJP president CP Thakur and other party leaders have also mourned Thackeray's demise.

'Thackeray had a special place in Maharashtra politics'

The Bihar Chief Minister said that a political era in Maharashtra politics has come to an end.

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