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Will take "positive decision" on Thackeray`s memorial: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, November 19, 2012 - 17:13

Mumbai: Maharashtra Government on Monday said it would take "a positive decision" on the demand that a memorial to the late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray be constructed at the Shivaji Park ground in the city, where he was cremated yesterday.

Senior Sena leader Manohar Joshi had made the demand yesterday.

"Government will take a positive decision about constructing a memorial to Balasaheb," Minister of State for Urban Development Bhaskar Jadhav said here.

He added that Thackeray family should make the demand first. "On their demand, positive decision will be taken by the government."

Talking to a news agency today, Joshi reiterated that the memorial should be constructed at the Shivaji Park. "I will discuss the issue with Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray and will also meet Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in this regard," Joshi added.


First Published: Monday, November 19, 2012 - 17:10
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