Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's father-in-law dies at 76
Mumbai, Jun 15: Madhav Patankar, the father-in- law of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, died at a private hospital here on Monday, an official from the medical facility said.
A senior Shiv Sena leader also confirmed the news of death of 76-year-old Patankar after prolonged illness.
His daughter Rashmi Thackeray is the wife of the state chief minister and is also the editor of Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana'.
महाराष्ट्राचे मुख्यमंत्री उद्धवजी ठाकरे यांचे सासरे व रश्मी ठाकरे यांचे वडील माधव पाटणकर यांचे निधन झाले.त्यांच्या निधनामुळे पाटणकर व ठाकरे कुटुंबियांवर कोसळलेल्या दुःखात आम्ही सर्वजण सहभागी आहोत.भावपूर्ण श्रद्धांजली. @OfficeofUT— Supriya Sule (@supriya_sule) June 15, 2020
National Congress Party leader Supriya Sule expressed grief over the demise of Patankar. Sule tweeted, "Deeply Saddened to hear to about the demise of Shri. Madhav Patankar - Father of Mrs. Rashmi Uddhav Thackeray. My Heartfelt Condolences. May He rest in peace. My Thoughts and Prayers with the Patankar and Thackeray Family."