Thackeray Memorial

  • Shirdi temple, Thackeray memorial, Sena Bhawan receive bomb threat October 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Authorities at the iconic Shirdi temple in Maharashtra have informed the police of a threat letter they received. That letter, a copy of which the police have shared with CNN-IBN speicifically states that the Shirdi Sai Temple will be blown up on the November 9. It also stated that three...
  • Maharashtra CM denies giving Shiv Sena any assurance for a theme park June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan says that he has not given any assurances to Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray for setting up of a theme park at the Mahalakshmi Race Course in Maharashtra. Uddhav had claimed on Sunday that a theme park will be set up at the...
  • BMC demarcates area for Thackeray's 'garden memorial' December 20, 2012

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has demarcated the area to build a landscaped garden in the memory of late Shiv Sena patriarch Balasaheb Thackeray at Shivaji Park in central Mumbai. The proposal to build a 20 x 40 feet landscaped garden has been submitted by the Shiv Sena to the...
  • Sena removes Thackeray's memorial structure from Shivaji Park December 18, 2012

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has finally removed the temporary memorial structure at Shivaji Park, where party founder Bal Thackeray was cremated. Work began after midnight on Monday and was completed just early on Tuesday morning. This comes after three weeks of stalemate between the Maharashtra government and the party, who...
  • Sena agrees to shift Thackeray memorial on Dec 17 December 14, 2012

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has finally agreed to shift the memorial of party founder Bal Thackeray from Shivaji Park in Mumbai. The Shiv Sena agreed to remove the temporary memorial structure while responding to a notice from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in this regard. The Shiv Sena told the BMC...
  • Thackeray memorial: Sena to move structure 20 feet away December 13, 2012

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena is for the first time showing signs of a debate on the structure constructed where Bal Thackeray was cremated. Their mouthpiece 'Saamna' has claimed that the party has decided to shift back the memorial to the margins of the Shivaji Park in Mumbai. This comes days after...
  • Maharashtra CM says Shiv Sena must vacate Shivaji Park December 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has given a stern message to the Shiv Sena. He has said Shivaji Park, a large open ground in central Mumbai, was given to the Shiv Sena just for Bal Thackeray's cremation. Chavan said the Shiv Sena must vacate Shivaji Park. "Shivaji Park was...
  • BMC tells Shiv Sena to dismantle structure at Shivaji Park December 4, 2012

    Mumbai: The Brihan Mumbai Corporation has sent a notice to the Shiv Sena to dismantle the temporary structure built at the Shivaji Park where party founder Bal Thackeray's cremation took place. BMC has denied permission for a Bal Thackeray memorial at the Shivaji Park. BMC says that the permission to use...
  • Row over Balasaheb memorial unnecessary: Uddhav December 2, 2012

    Mumbai: The controversy over the Bal Thackeray memorial is unnecessary said his son and Shiv Sena Working President Uddhav Thackeray in his first interview after the Sena supremo's death. Uddhav in an interview to Sena's paper 'Saamna' said that the Sena will continue fighting for 'Marathi Manoos' and 'Hindutvavaad'. Shiv Sena...
  • Maharashtra Congress against 'another' memorial in Shivaji Park December 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Opposing the demand by senior Shiv Sena leaders that memorial of the late Bal Thackeray be constructed at Shivaji Park here, state Congress on Saturday said no "other" memorial should come up at the sprawling ground in central Mumbai. "Shivaji Maharaj is a god for people of Maharashtra. His...
  • Thackeray memorial: Shiv Sena guards Shivaji Park November 27, 2012

    Mumbai: As the controversy over late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's memorial rages on, a large number of Shiv Sainiks are guarding the place in Shivaji Park where the leader was cremated. Shiv Sainiks have also put up barricades at the cremation ground. On the other hand the Maharashtra government...
  • 'Don't care if law comes in way of Thackeray's memorial' November 26, 2012

    Nashik: Intensifying its demand for Bal Thackeray's memorial at Shivaji Park in Mumbai, the Shiv Sena on Monday said that the party would not budge from its stand irrespective of legal implications. "We don't care if any law is coming in the way to raise Balasaheb's memorial at Shivaji Park,"...
  • 'Law will be followed in setting up Thackeray's memorial' November 24, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday said that the state government would not do anything in violation of the law with regard to Shiv Sena's demand to set up a memorial of the late Balasaheb Thackeray at Shivaji Park. Thackeray was cremated at Shivaji Park last Sunday, the...
  • Residents welfare groups oppose Bal Thackeray memorial November 23, 2012

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackrey's funreal at the iconic Shivaji Park was only the second public funeral in the state's history. The cremation at the park, that has been declared a silent zone by the Bombay High Court, was seen as a one time concession keeping in mind the...
  • Shiv Sena demands Bal Thackeray memorial November 19, 2012

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra chief minister and Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi has demanded that a memorial to party chief Bal Thackeray be built and installed at his cremation venue, the Shivaji Park, next to the memorial to Chhattrapati Shivaji. "We want his memorial to be built here (Shivaji Park). Why...