1st Thack­eray in poll fray: Aa­ditya

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Nation - Su­jit Ma­hamulkar

Mum­bai: Aa­ditya Thack­eray, grand­son of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thack­eray and son of Ud­dhav Thack­eray, an­nounced on Mon­day that he would con­test the state assem­bly elec­tions from Mum­bai’s Worli con­stituency.

Aa­ditya will be the first mem­ber of Thack­eray fam­ily to en­ter the elec­toral arena 53 years af­ter the party came into ex­is­tence. Aa­ditya stated the rea­son he was tak­ing the poll plunge was that “this is the right time to work to­wards elim­i­nat­ing dis­crim­i­na­tion based on caste, lan­guage and re­li­gion.”

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