Life and last journey of Bal Thackeray

Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:35pm IST

1 of 39. A portrait of right-wing Hindu nationalist politician Bal Thackeray is pictured through the heat haze rising from his cremation pyre during his funeral at Shivaji Park in Mumbai, November 18, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Vivek Prakash

The Shiv Sena chief in pictures.