Uddhav appointed Shiv Sena president

Last Updated: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 10:00 hrs

Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray was appointed the party's president on Wednesday.

Uddhav Thackeray was appointed the party president during a function at the Shiv Sena Bhawan in Mumbai.

Pertinently, Shiv Sena is observing the birth anniversary of late party supremo Bal Thackeray on Wednesday.

Bal Thackeray, a self styled champion of Maratha pride, died at age 86 on Nov 17 last year, ending an era in Maharashtra and national politics in course of which many opposed to his functioning struggled to come to terms with his brand of firebrand nationalism, but could never ignore his influence.

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