Maharashtra coastal body clears Bal Thackeray memorial

After the Sena patriarch`s death last year, Shiv Sainiks continue to visit and pay tributes at Shivaji Park where he was cremated.

Last Updated: Aug 06, 2013, 23:41 PM IST

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) has cleared the decks to set up a memorial for late Shiv Sena patriarch Balasaheb Thackeray, Mumbai Mayor Sunil Prabhu said here on Tuesday.
"The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had written a letter to the MCZMA seeking its permission in this regard and finally it has received the approval from them," Prabhu told a news agency, adding construction of the memorial is expected to begin soon.
After the Sena patriarch`s death last year, Shiv Sainiks continue to visit and pay tributes at Shivaji Park where he was cremated.

PTI