Maharashtra Government Unveils the Portrait of Social Reformer ‘Prabodhankar Thackeray at BMC

Posted on:04 Jan 2017 09:25:26
Maharashtra Government Unveils the Portrait of Social Reformer ‘Prabodhankar Thackeray at BMC
04 January 2017 Current Affairs: The Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis unveiled the portrait of social reformer ‘Prabodhankar Thackeray’ in the general assembly hall of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on January 2, 2017 and paid rich tributes to him.

Keshav Sitaram Thackeray, famously known as Prabodhankar was born in September 1885. He was a social reformer, author and key leaders of the Samyukta Maharashtra Samiti which successfully campaigned for the linguistic state of Maharashtra. He is the father of late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray.

Before this, the corporation hall had only two portraits, one of philanthropist and pioneer of Mumbai’s development Nana Shankarseth and other of Dadasaheb Donde, one of the leaders of the Samyukta Maharashtra movement.

Besides, a revamped portal was also launched of the civic body by the Civic Commissioner Ajoy Mehta along with several other initiatives to facilitate Ease of Doing Business while an Automatic Napkin Vending Machines was also launched.

 

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