With Raut in ED custody, Uddhav Thackeray returns as editor of Saamana | Bombay News

The newspaper, which was launched in 1989, had Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray as editor and after his demise Uddhav took over.

Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray reappointed as editor to party spokesman Saamana. The newspaper’s print line on Friday bore Thackeray’s name as editor and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut as editor.

Raut was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in an alleged money laundering case.

The newspaper, which was launched in 1989, had Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray as its editor. After his death in 2012, Uddhav Thackeray was named his successor.

Read also: Shouty Saamana takes a cautious stance amid Sena crisis in Maharashtra

However, after becoming chief minister in 2019, Thackeray stepped down as editor and was replaced by his wife Rashmi.

After being ousted by Eknath Shinde as chief minister in June, Thackeray is back as the newspaper’s editor.

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