Uddhav Bal Thackeray (born 27 July 1960) is an Indian politician serving as the 19th and current Chief Minister of Maharashtra, He is president of the Shiv Sena and son of Bal Thackeray.
Thackeray is married to Rashmi Thackeray and has two sons, Aditya and Tejas.While elder son Aditya is the president of the Yuva Sena, younger son Tejas is believed to be studying in a college in Buffalo City of New York State. Tejas has maintained a very low profile unlike father and elder brother. On 16 July 2012 Uddhav Thackeray was admitted to Lilavati Hospital after he called chest pain. He undertook an angioplasty and all the three blockages in his arteries were successfully removed.
Thackeray is keen in photography and has displayed his collection of aerial shots of various forts of Maharashtra at the Jehangir Art Gallery in 2004. He has also published photo-books Maharashtra Desh (2010) and Pahava Vitthal (2011), capturing various aspects of Maharashtra and the warkaris during Pandharpur Wari respectively in the two books.
In 2002 Thackeray started his political career as campaign incharge of Shiv Sena in Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation elections where party performed well. In 2003 he was appointed as working president of Shiv Sena. Uddhav took over as chief editer of party mouthpiece Saamna (a daily Marathi newspaper) in 2006.
A split in the Shiv Sena happened when his cousin Raj Thackeray left Shiv Sena in 2006 to form his own party named Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. After demise of his father Bal Thackeray in 2012 he led the party and got elected as Shiv Sena president in 2013, under his leadership Shivsena joined NDA government in Maharashtra in 2014.
Though he never took any constitutional post in his political career but on 28 November 2019 he procured as 19th Chief minister of Maharashtra after being elected as leader of newly made post poll coalition Maha Vikas Aghadi. Uddhav Bal Thackeray is the 1st Thackeray to be chief minister, of ‘secular’ government.
Uddhav Bal Thackeray Family and Wife
His marriage to Rashmi Thackeray . he have two children. His father, Bal Thackeray , founded the Shiv Sena Party in 1966 after working for years as a creator of politically-themed cartoons.
|Parents||Father – Bal Keshav Thackeray, Mother – Mina Thackeray|
|Siblings||Brother – Bindumadhav Thackeray, Jaidev Thackeray|
|Birth Date||July 27 1960|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra|
|Real Name||Uddhav Balsaheb Thackeray|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Profession||Politician, Editor – in – Chief of ‘Saamna’, Photographer by hobby|
|Physical Info And more|
|Uddhav Thackeray Height|
|Height in feet||5’10”|
|Height in Cm||177 cm|
|Height in M||1.77 m|
|Uddhav Thackeray Weight|
|Weight in Kg||70 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||154 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Uddhav Thackeray life info|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Leo|