Top Sena leaders including Manohar Joshi, Sanjay Raut, Ramdas Kadam and Eknath Shinde also reached the residence. Well past midnight, actor Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Sanjay Dutt also arrived at the spot.
At 2 am, his son Uddhav, emerged to tell hundreds of party workers, “Earlier too Balasaheb was in such a crisis. I have not lost hope. You too must not lose hope. All efforts are on. Please pray.”