Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray admitted to hospital

February 26th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray was Thursday admitted to Lilavati Hospital for what party office-bearers described as a “routine medical check-up”.
Thackeray, 82, who is said to be suffering from a minor lung infection, was scheduled to address a crucial party state executive committee meeting along with son Udhav, at the Rang Sharda Auditorium in Bandra.

“There is no cause for worry, it is a routine medical check-up and he will be discharged by evening,” a party official told IANS.

The party’s state executive committee meeting will continue as usual, he said.

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