Bal Thackeray | Mumbai’s tiger

Bal Thackeray died on Saturday afternoon after a cardiac arrest. A look at moments from the Shiv Sena founder’s career
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  • Singer Lata Mangeshkar, historian and writer Babasaheb Purandare and Bal Thackeray at the golden jubilee celebrations of Maharashtra at the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai in 2010. HT
  • Bal Thackeray and son Uddhav congratulate Krishna Patil, the first Maharashtrian woman to scale Mount Everest. HT
  • Bal Thackeray at Hinduja Hospital after the death of Pramod Mahajan in 2006. HT
  • Bal Thackeray (left) along with his son Uddhav at a rally in Thane. HT
  • Bal Thackeray waves to the crowd at a rally in Thane. Photo: Praful Gangurde
  • Bal Thackeray exits an eye clinic after a check-up, at Fort in Mumbai. HT
  • (From left) Then Shiv Sena leader Narayan Rane, BJP leader Gopinath Munde, Bal Thackeray and Uddhav Thackeray at a BJP-Shiv Sena meeting during the Maharashtra political crisis in Mumbai in 2002. HT
  • Bal Thackeray with nephew Raj (left) and son Uddhav (rear left) at a press conference in Mumbai in 2002. HT
  • Shooter Tejaswini Sawant meets Bal Thackeray after becoming India’s first female gold medallist at the World Shooting Championships. Photo: Sandeep Mahankal
  • Bal Thackeray at the 41st anniversary of his magazine, ‘Marmik’ in Mumbai. HT
  • Bal Thackeray with former NDA convenor George Fernandes at his residence in Mumbai. HT
  • (From left) Bal Thackeray, Manohar Joshi and the Shiv Sena chief’s nephew Raj Thackeray at a 2002 rally in Mumbai.
  • Bal Thackeray felicitates the national award-winning team behind Marathi film ‘Jowga’ at his residence, Matoshree, in Mumbai in 2010. PTI