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Bal Thackeray, Founder of India’s Shiv Sena, Dies at 86

Nov. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Bal Thackeray, the founder of the Hindu fundamentalist Shiv Sena party based in Mumbai, died today at age 86.

Thackeray passed away at 3:30 p.m. Mumbai time, Shiv Sena spokesman Sanjay Raut said in televised comments.

To contact the reporter on this story: Anto Antony in Mumbai at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Dick Schumacher at

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