Bal Thackeray is improving: Shiv Sena

Last Updated: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 16:03 hrs

As speculations over Bal Thackeray's health continued, the Shiv Sena on Friday said the party supremo's condition is improving.

Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi told media: "Balasaheb is showing a lot of improvement and is recovering."

He requested people ´not to trust rumours and create panic´.

Late on Thursday night, the party´s working president Uddhav Thackeray, spoke to party activists outside the ailing chief´s house in Bandra.

"Balasaheb´s condition is stable and his health is improving," he said.

"Let´s pray and not lose hope," he added.

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, who visited Thackeray´s residence Matoshree on Friday, told media: "I met Uddhav Thackeray and his family members....I believe that Bal Thackeray will come out of this crisis."

A heavy presence of police and rapid action force continues to remain outside Thackeray´s house, and other parts of the city.

The Centre has provided additional security forces to Maharashtra to assist the local administration in maintaining law and order.

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