Mumbai: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis held a meeting today to speed up the construction of the memorial to Shiv Sena chief, the late Bal Thackeray.
Tweeting this picture with Shiv Sena senior leader Subhash Desai, Fadnavis posted, “chaired a meeting to speed up process of construction of Late Balasaheb Thackeray Memorial. Minister @Subhash_Desai present.”
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had announced the Thackeray memorial at the mayor’s bungalow at Mumbai’s Shivaji Park in November 2015. A committee led by the then chief secretary Swadheen Kshatriya was constituted to look into sites for the memorial.
After a preliminary study, the committee gave the nod for the bungalow as a suitable site. Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena president, heads the Bal Thackeray Memorial Public Trust with members such as Sena leader and Industries Minister Subhash Desai, BJP MP Poonam Mahajan, Sena youth wing president Aaditya Thackeray, officials from the state government among others.