Appeals for calm during mourning
NEW DELHI – Prime Minister Manmohan Singh condoled the death of Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray who passed away in Mumbai today, saying his death would be deeply felt by his family and followers.
The Prime Minister also appealed for calm and sobriety during the period of loss and mourning. “The passing away of Bala Saheb will be deeply felt by his family and followers,” the Prime Minister said on Twitter. Earlier, a spokesman of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said the Prime Minister “condoles the passing away of Bal Thackeray.”
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