How people on Twitter marked Bal Thackeray's death anniversary
Shiv Sena founder died on November 17, 2012.
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Three years back, on November 17, 2012, the Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray died at the age of 86. "Balasaheb" was committed to the well being of people. He was widely admired by Karyakartas. Paying tribute to him on his Punya Tithi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted:
Balasaheb Thackeray was committed to the well-being of people. He was widely admired by Karyakartas. Tributes to him on his Punya Tithi.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 17, 2015
Joining the PM, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis announced that a memorial will be built for the late Shiv Sena chief.
CM @Dev_Fadnavis announced that a grand memorial of Mananiya Balasaheb Thackeray will be built at the Mayor's bungalow in Mumbai.— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) November 17, 2015
"The government has selected the Mayor's bungalow as the spot to build Bala Saheb's memorial. A foundation will also be set up and will be headed by Uddhavji," he added.
On Twitter, however, the mood was less sombre.
Amit Shah doesn't feature till S03. S01 is Jagdish Tytler and S02 is Bal Thackeray. Special S00 feat.General Dyer. https://t.co/RmtUZNDnTA— prathamesh (@Stupidiotica) November 13, 2015
CV of Bal Thackeray: Attacked Gujaratis Attacked Marwaris Attacked Tamils Attacked Sindhis Attacked Biharis Attacked UPites Attacked Muslims— Suryanarayan Ganesh (@gsurya) November 17, 2015
Ashok Singhal's death reminded me of Nov 2012 when Bal Thackeray died. Kasab too was hanged in the same month. What a chilling winter it was— Scotchy (@scotchism) November 17, 2015
"BalT was committed to the well being of people" only a karyakarta can say that. pic.twitter.com/goIXL0xJwH— Baba Manhattani (@BabaGlocal) November 17, 2015
Bal Thackeray work day and night to reduce public property. Dont insult his life work by making more.— Indian Nazi (@IndianNazi) November 17, 2015
Shraddanjali to Ashok Singhal Ji , 3 years ago, Today Bal Thackeray also left us, Both of them have same dream " Ram Mandir in Ayodhya"— Anshul Saxena (@AskAnshul) November 17, 2015
Ashok Singhal Bal Thackeray Dying on the same day, different year! Next year who? pic.twitter.com/60IJW6EfzB— Divya (@JadduJhappi) November 17, 2015