Bal Thackeray

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Supporters throng the funeral cortege of Indian Hindu nationalist... News PhotoBal Thackeray,Crowd,Funeral,Funeral Procession,Hinduism,Horizontal,India,Leadership,Mumbai,Parade,Patriotism,People,Political Party,Politics,Shiv Sena,SupporterPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPSupporters throng the funeral cortege of Indian Hindu nationalist Shiv Sena party leader Bal Thackeray during a procession 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/STR (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)