Bal Thackeray

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Indian leader of the opposition L.K. Advani attends the funeral of... News PhotoAttending,Bal Thackeray,Competition,Conflict,Funeral,Hinduism,Horizontal,India,Lal Krishna Advani,Leadership,Mumbai,Opposition Party,Patriotism,Political Party,Politics,Shiv Sena,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPIndian leader of the opposition L.K. Advani (L) attends the funeral of Indian Hindu nationalist Shiv Sena party leader Bal Thackeray in Mumbai on November 18, 2012. Huge crowds gathered in Mumbai to witness the funeral procession of Bal Thackeray, chief of the Hindu nationalist Shiv Sena party and one of India's most divisive politicians. Thackeray, who called his followers 'Hindu warriors' and was widely accused of stoking ethnic and religious violence, died aged 86, triggering a virtual shutdown of the city. AFP PHOTO/INDRANIL MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)