The breaking news is that Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray has left the world on Saturday afternoon at 3:33 pm after protracted illness. He was 86-years-old.
The entire Bollywood is trying to pay their last tribute to, affectionately called The Tiger, Bal Thackeray. They opted Twitter to show their emotions.
Here’s what some of the tweets read:
Madhur Bhandarkar: RIP Balasaaheb. He lived with great conviction in his believes, which led him to be a great leader. Wish strength to his family! Balasaaheb was outspoken & sharp observer. He will deeply be missed. Read more
The breaking news of the day state that the MNS head and nephew of the late Shiv Sena Supermo Bal Thackeray, Raj Thackeray reaches Matoshree along with his wife.
It is said that Supermo Bal Thackeray’s body to be cremated at the Dadar crematorium.
Sources said that all the cable operators in Mumbai are advised to black out the entertainment as well as movie channels till 5pm on Sunday. Read more
Breaking news state that the Prime Minister of the country Manmohan Singh expressed his condolences over the death of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray and cancelled his dinner with the BJP leaders on Saturday night.
In a statement, Manmohan Singh said, “For him the interests of Maharashtra were particularly important and he always strived to inculcate a sense of pride in its people. He founded the Shiv Sena and built the party into a formidable force in the State politics with his strong leadership.” Read more
The Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar has paid tribute to late Shiv Sena Supermo Bal Thackeray, who died in Mumbai on Saturday afternoon after a prolonged illness.
Talking to media, Nitish Kumar in a condolence message said, “A political era in Maharashtra politics has come to an end after the passing away of the Octogenarian Shiv Sena leader.”
Further, the Bihar Chief Minsiter added that the Shiv Sena Supermo always had a special place in the Maharashtra politics. Read more