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Industry heads condole death of Bal Thackeray

Agencies  New Delhi/Mumbai, November 18, 2012
First Published: 21:10 IST(18/11/2012) | Last Updated: 21:12 IST(18/11/2012)

Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata on Sunday condoled the death of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray, calling him a "great leader".

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"I am deeply saddened by the passing away of Balasaheb Thackeray, the founder-president of the Shiv Sena. The nation and Maharashtra have lost a great leader, whose robust patriotism matched his soaring popularity," Ambani said in a statement. "Thackeray's clear thinking, inspiring oratory and commitment to cause endeared him to the masses."

Tata Group chairman Ratan N Tata also expressed condolences. "Balasaheb Thackeray was a strong leader of his people - respected and admired by many. He was outspoken but driven by his principles," Tata said in a statement.

Industry chamber CII's director general Chandrajit Banerjee said: "It is unfortunate that the country has lost a great leader. He had known many industry leaders well and everyone acknowledges his contribution."

(With IANS and PTI inputs)


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