Mumbai: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has condoled the demise of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray saying the country has lost a great leader. "I am deeply saddened by the passing away of Balasaheb Thackeray, the founder-president of the Shiv Sena. The nation and the state of Maharashtra have lost a great leader, whose robust patriotism matched his soaring popularity.
"His clear thinking, inspiring oratory and commitment to cause endeared him to the masses," Ambani said in a statement here on Sunday.
Thackeray, who had been critically ill for last few days, passed away on Saturday afternoon at his residence 'Matoshree' in suburban Bandra.
His clear thinking, inspiring oratory and commitment to cause endeared him to the masses, Ambani said in a statement.