33,000 rudraksha beads used to make Bal Thackeray's portrait in Mumbai
Mumbai, Jan 23 (ANI): A Mumbai based artist and his team made a portrait of founder of Shiv Sena, Balasaheb Thackeray infront of Shiv Sena Bhavan in Mumbai. The portrait was put up on the occasion of his birth anniversary. It is made up of 33,000 Rudraksha. Artist Chetan Raut also made this portrait with a view of making a world record. He said, “Balasaheb Thackeray had a special relationship with rudraksha, so I wanted this portrait to be made of it. It is an 8x8 feet portrait and is made up of 33,000 rudrakshas, I tried to make it a world record. Maharashtra” The Shiv Sena Bhavan was beautifully decorated with lights and flowers on the occasion.