Raj Shrikant Thackeray (Marathi: राज श्रीकांत ठाकरे) (born 14 June 1968 as Swaraj Shrikant Thackeray) is the founder and president of the right-wing Marathi ethnocentric regional political party, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena ("Maharashtra Reformation Army") in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is the nephew of Bal Thackeray, and a cousin of Uddhav Thackeray the current Leader and Chairperson of the Shiv Sena.
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