Donald Trump is the 'videsi' version of Mumbai's famous 'Tiger' Bal Thackeray — whose party Shiv Sena excelled in populism and xenophobia.
The Opinion Pages | Op-Ed Contributor And the man playing the Trump part was Bal Keshav Thackeray, the leader of the Hindu . on Page A10 of the New York edition with the headline: A Bombay strongman's lessons..
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