The Maharashtra government on Thursday included the names of Shiv Sena founder late Bal Thackeray and his father Keshav Sitaram Thackeray in the list of eminent personalities whose birth anniversaries are celebrated in government offices. The General Administration Department (GAD) on Thursday proposed (GR), in which a revised list has been released involving four names. According to this, Bal Thackeray’s birth anniversary will be celebrated on 23 January in government offices.
The General Administration Department is with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, son of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray. Bal Thackeray’s father Keshav Sitaram Thackeray is also known as Prabodhankar (reformer) for his bitter reforms and bitter criticism of religious orthodoxy.
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