Thackeray memorial: Sainiks refuse to leave Shivaji Park

Mumbai: Shiv Sena workers gathered in large number at the funeral site of Bal Thackeray at Shivaji Park here amid reports that the authorities were planning to remove the structure that has come up at the place.

"Come what may, we won't allow the removal of the 30x30 feet chowthara (platform)," Sena legislator Eknath Shinde told reporters.

File photo of the late Bal Thackeray. AFP

Referring to the large number of Shiv Sainiks from Mumbai, Thane and other places who had come to Shivaji Park, Shinde said they would not budge from the venue and also foil attempts to remove the structure.


Published Date: Dec 09, 2012 08:39 AM | Updated Date: Dec 09, 2012 08:43 AM