Maharashtra coastal body clears Bal Thackeray memorial

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 23:41

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



First Published: Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 23:40

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