Shiv Sena leader and former Thane mayor, Anant Tare died on Monday after prolonged illness. Tare was reportedly undergoing treatment at Jupiter Hospital in Thane. Anant Tare was a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Council from 2000 to 2006. The National Executive Member of the Aam Aadmi Party Preeti Sharma Menon took to her official account and said, "Anant Tare's demise is big loss to the Koli community of Mumbai and Thane. My condolences to his family and his colleagues. May he rest in peace."
Anant Tare's demise is big loss to the Koli community of Mumbai and Thane. My condolences to his family and his colleagues.— Preeti Sharma Menon (@PreetiSMenon) February 22, 2021
May he rest in peace. https://t.co/6QxwSeYVpj
A fireband leader who has worked at the grassroot levels he was appointed as the mayor thrice in the nineties and was subsequently nominated as the MLC. He belonged to the Mahadeo Koli community and was known to have actively worked towards his betterment. Party colleague and cabinet minister Eknath Shinde paid tribute to Tare, and said that Shiv Sena has lost a true warrior and his void will always be felt in the city and party.