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Shiv Sena

Political party in Maharashtra, India

Shiv Sena
Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena is a right-wing Marathi regionalist and Hindu ultranationalist political party in India founded in 1966 by cartoonist Bal Thackeray. Originally emerging from nativist movements in Bombay, the party agitates for preferential treatment for the Marathi people over migrants from other parts of India. Its election symbol for Maharashtra is Bow and Arrow. Uddhav Thackeray, Bal Thackeray's son, is party leader and served as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra between 2019 To 29 June 2022.

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