Uddhav Thackeray was the chief minister of Maharashtra. He was the Chief of Shiv Sena party, moreover, he is the son of Bal Thackery, the Founder of Shiv Sena. He has been involved in election campaign since 2002. He also looked after the Hindu Marathi News daily. He has been overtly critical of Modi's tenure as Prime Minister. The Shiv Sena over the years has criticized several political moves made by BJP. They have been vociferous in their displeasure of BJP's alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir. Interestingly an Uddhav Thakeray led Shiv Sena went in Maharashtra Assembly election in alliance with BJP but they split after the post election dispute over sharing of chief minister-ship. After a lot of political drama in the state, finally Udhhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena had managed to form a coalition government in the state with Sharad Pawar led Nationalist Congress Party and Sonia Gandhi led Indian National Congress. Recently, Uddhav resigned as Maharashtra Chief Minister and MLC on 29th June, 2022.
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