Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray himself dismissed the rumour that he is on ventilator and blamed a Marathi leading daily for spreading such rumour. Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray is suffering from breathing toubles is under treatment at his own residence.
Balasaheb Thackeray admitted that his health is not well but not totally collapsed. Bal Thackeray thanks the Shiv Sainiks for their constant prayers for his health. Balasaheb described the Shiv Sainiks as his 'oxygen'. Balasaheb's son Uddhav Thackeray is looking after him and nephew Raj Thackeray is also coming regularly to Balasaheb's residence.