Aditya Thackeray

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Aditya Thackeray
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Chairperson of the Yuva Sena
Assumed office
17 October 2010
Preceded by post created
Personal details
Born (1990-06-13) 13 June 1990 (age 27)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Alma mater Bombay Scottish School, St. Xavier's College, Mumbai (BA History), K C Law College (LLB)

Aditya Uddhav Thackeray (born 13 June 1990) is the son of Uddhav Thackeray, leader and chairperson of the Shiv Sena, and grandson of Bal Thackeray.[1] He is currently the head of Yuva Sena, a youth wing of Shiv Sena.

Aditya established the Yuva Sena on 17 October 2010 and it has units across Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Bihar and Jammu and Kashmir

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His first book of poems, 'My Thoughts in White and Black', was published in 2007. The following year, he turned lyricist and released a private album Ummeed, for which he wrote all the eight songs.[2] He was involved in or initiated a book burning agitation against inclusion of Rohinton Mistry's book 'Such a Long Journey' in Mumbai University's reading list in 2010.[3][4]

Aditya Thackeray has proposed revival of Mumbai nightlife by allowing malls and restaurants to be open all night.[5] Most recently, the scion of the Shiv Sena party was involved in a series of open letters with journalist Rajdeep Sardesai [6] justifying the ink attack by the Shiv Sena on journalist Sudheendra Kulkarni. [7]

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