Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray died in Mumbai today in his home matoshree. He was 86.
He has been critically ill for the last few days, has died on Saturday at 3:30pm, his doctor announced.
"He had suffered a cardiac arrest. We could not revive him despite our best efforts. He breathed his last at around 3:30pm," Dr Jalil Parkar, who treated the Sena supremo, told reporters after emerging from Thackeray residence this evening.
Thackeray had been suffering from respiratory problems and pancreatic disease. He is survived by sons Jaidev and Uddhav, who is the executive president of the party.
RIP to his soul and deep condolences to his family