Bal Thackeray’s Demise: New Delhi, November 17, 2012 – News n Analysis by Dr. Raj Baldev, Cosmo Theorist, on the issue of sad demise of Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray today at 3.30 PM in Mumbai. What could be the reaction on different parties prospective after his death?
The country has a big loss by Bal Thackeray’s death, probably his deficiency may not be made up, particularly Maharasthra, since he was the leader of his unique style; he always helped the people in distress, right from Bollywood stars to Politicians. Most of the Bollywood stars treated him as their God Father.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Ms. Sonia Gandhi sent their condolence messages. Ms. Sonia Gandhi said that Mr. Bal Thackeray was one of the greatest leaders.
National Integration Assembly (NIA) has paid rich tributes to the departed leader who was known as The Tiger of Maharashtra and the people shall remember his roar for a long time. NIA Executive said, it is not possible to make up his gap since such personalities are seldom born.
As a special respect to Bal Thackeray, the Cinema houses in Mumbai shall not run their shows on Saturday and Sunday after the news of his death reached them, even otherwise they treat the closure of shows as a mark of high regards to Shiv Sena Chief and in addition it is also an advisable precaution from security point of view; it is better to play safe.
“For the time being, we have cancelled all shows in Mumbai. We will decide about running the shows tomorrow after assessing the situation,” of a representative of PVR cinemas said.
On this sad occasion, BJP leaders have decided not to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over dinner today i.e. on Saturday.
Sushma Swaraj tweeted that the party leaders had cancelled the dinner the Prime Minister which was to host by him for the BJP leaders.
“We have cancelled PM’s dinner,” Sushma Swaraj said in a tweet.
It is indeed a great loss to the whole country by the death of Shiv Sena Bal Thackeray, the BJP shall lose some political strength in his absence.