After Sachin Tendulkar, now Mumbai sheds tears for Bal Thackeray

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Mumbai, Nov 17: India bade adieu to its legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday, Nov 16. His farewell speech at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai made everyone cry. Mumbaikars, who share special bonding with their star, now shed tears for Bal Thackeray on his first death anniversary on Sunday, Nov 17.

After Sachin wave in the city, Mumbai will witness a huge gathering of Shiv Sena and party leaders on Sunday. The party reportedly plans to make a political and an emotional statement on the first death anniversary of its charismatic founder Bal Thackeray in Mumbai on Sunday.

Over a million Shiv Sainiks from all over Maharashtra and other parts of the country are expected to reach Shivaji Park Sunday to pay homage to Thackeray's memory.

Over a million Shiv Sainiks from all over Maharashtra will reach Shivaji Park

Top leaders of allies, Bharatiya Janata Party and Republican Party of India (A), besides others from around the country are expected to join the gathering.

Thackeray passed away Nov 17, 2012 and a day later his public funeral was held at Shivaji Park with a gathering of nearly two million people.

The garden has mollified partymen who have been demanding a Thackeray memorial. Besides the main commemoration at Shivaji Park, party units in Mumbai and across the state will organise blood donation camps and other social activities to remember Thackeray.

OneIndia News
(With PTI inputs)

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