Uddhav Bal Thackeray is the current Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He is the president of Shiv Sena. He is a son of Bal Thackeray.

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Real Name Uddhav Bal Keshav Thackeray
Nick Name Uddhav
Profession Politician
Famous for Indian politician
Date of Birth 27-Jul-60
Age(as in 2020) 60 years
Birth Place Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Home Town Mumbai , Maharashtra
School Balmohan Vidyamandir, Mumbai
College/University Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height 177 cm
Weight  70 kg
Eye Color  Black
Hair Color Black (Half Bald)
Hobbies Photography
Smokes? Not Known
Drinks Alcohol? Not Known

Birth & Early Life

Uddhav Thackeray was born on 27 July 1960 as the youngest of politician Balasaheb Thackeray and his wife Meena Thackeray’s three sons. He did his schooling in Balmohan Vidyamandir and studied photography for some time at Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art.

Career

Uddhav Thackeray

In 2002, Thackeray started his political career as campaign incharge of Shiv Sena in the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation elections where the party performed well. In 2003, he was appointed as working president of Shiv Sena. Uddhav took over as chief editor of party mouthpiece Saamana (a daily Marathi-language newspaper published by Shiv Sena) in 2006 and resigned in 2019 before becoming chief minister of Maharashtra.

A split in Shiv Sena happened when his cousin Raj Thackeray left the party in 2006 to form his own party named Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. After the death of his father Balasaheb Thackeray in 2012, he led the party and got elected as Shiv Sena president in 2013, and under his leadership Shiv Sena joined the NDA government in Maharashtra in 2014.

Though Thackeray never took any constitutional post in his political career initially, however after a brief political crisis, on 28 November 2019 he took the oath as 19th Chief minister of Maharashtra after being elected as the president of the newly formed post-poll coalition Maha Vikas Aghadi.

Favorite things of Uddhav Thackeray

Favorite Film Not Known
Favorite TV Show Not Known
Favorite Singer Not Known
Favorite Sport Cricket

Marital Status and More

Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 13-Dec-88
Controversies In 2016, he needed to apologize for Controversial Cartoon on Maratha Community, Cartoon showed up in the September 25 releases of ‘Saamana’ and ‘Dopahar Ka Saamana’.
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Social Media Presence

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/UddhavThackeray
Twitter https://twitter.com/OfficeofUT
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/uddhavthackeray

Personal Life

Uddhav Thackeray's Family

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, New York. Tejas has maintained a very low profile unlike his father and elder brother. On 16 July 2012, Uddhav Thackeray was admitted to Lilavati Hospital after he reported chest pain. He underwent an angioplasty and all the three blockages in his arteries were successfully removed.

Thackeray has taken a keen interest in photography and has exhibited 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.

Controversies

  • When he Challenged Sanjay Nirupam, a Congress chief who was before an unmistakable Shiv Sena part that, on the off chance that he (Sanjay) disturbs the exercises in Mumbai, I will break his teeth.
  • In 2016, he needed to apologize for Controversial Cartoon on Maratha Community, Cartoon showed up in the September 25 releases of ‘Saamana’ and ‘Dopahar Ka Saamana’.

Some Facts about Uddhav Thackeray

  • His brother Raj Thackeray left Shiv Sena after he was made the party president of Shiv Sena.
  • He loves Photography.
  • In 2019, he cut off all ties with long allies BJP after he was denied the CM post after 2019 Maharashtra State elections.