Mumbai, Nov 17 (): Apprehension was running high particularly in neighbouring Pakistan and Nepal, owing to the poor health condition of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, which is highly noticed by the worldwide medias, TV channels as well as news agencies.
According to information received, Thackeray’s health returning to normal was flashed by the BBC, New York Times as well as in many Pakistani newspapers, reported Shiv Sena. Sena activists in Nepal offered special poojas at the famous Pashupatinath Temple Friday along with the Nepal king Gyanendra Veer Vikram Shahadev .
Former cricketer and famous all-rounder of Pakistan Javed Miandad communicated by sending a message that he would pray for the fast recovery of his dear friend Mr Thackeray. Miandad said that he had met the Shiv Sena chief in his residence whenever he visited Mumbai and received a warm welcome each time. The Pakistani all rounder also added that religion had never been a hurdle between them and they were very close to each other.
Sanjay Nirupam, Mumbai Congress MP has requested the people from north India to start the year’s Chhath Puja by offering special prayers for the speedy recovery of the Shiv Sena chief. In the meantime poojas and aarthis were observed not only in temples, but also in mosques, churches and gurudwaras all over the state of Maharashtra pleading for the quick recovery of the Sena chief.
Mr Bal Thackeray who was in a critical condition in the recent past is slowly responding to treatment and is out of danger, said Shiv sainicks on Saturday. “Thackeray who has been fighting for life is recovering with the prayers of Shiv Sainiks and the people all over Maharashtra,” said the party mouthpiece ‘ Saamna’ today.
With 98% oxygen in his blood, his heart beat, blood pressure and pulse rate is showing to be normal, said the doctors attending to the Sena chief.