There is good news for the supporters of Bal Thackeray and Shiv Sena, courtesy of Sanjay Raut the spokesperson for the party. He today morning announced that Bal Thackeray health condition was now stable.
Only yesterday night the doctors who were taking Balasaheb's condition to heart announced that he was in very critical condition.
The spokesperson for the party and a MP of Rajya Sabha, Raut said, "Balasaheb is stable now. Need not worry. He is responding to doctors’ efforts," talking to PTI.
The 86 year old leader of people was suffering since two weeks with respiratory problems and several age related ailments.
The doctors were unavailable for comment today. BJP leader, Gopinath Munde, paid a visit to Matoshree today and told the media that Bal Thackeray's condition was better than yesterday night.
Maharashtra government announced red alert in the state. Party workers made a bee line to Matoshree while several hundreds still stand outside the Bandra residence praying for his health.
Security in the area was strengthened and barricades was setup to ensure that the traffic and the crowd can move freely.
Meanwhile, shops in most parts of Mumbai have downed their shutters.