Mumbai: Mumbai was crawling back to normal on Friday, a day after a shut down of sorts as the Shiv Sena announced that its supremo Bal Thackeray was stable and was responding well to medicines and treatment. In some parts of the city traffic was back on the roads, even as security remained tightened.
Shops were open in Dadar near the Shiv Sena Bhavan, the headquarters of the party. Shops were also open in Mahim and Matunga. Dadar market, too, open. But in some parts, traffic seemed to be less than regular in the city.
The area around Bal Thackeray's residence Matoshree remained under high alert and some shops remained shut. There were over 1,500 policemen and teams of the Rapid Action Force deployed outside. But the crowd outside Matoshree had thinned down as compared to what it was on Wednesday night.
Meanwhile, the who's who of India continued to visit the Shiv Sena supremo. Among the visitors on Friday was yoga guru Baba Ramdev. ...more
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