"Shabbaash! Those who speak of dividing the country should be taught a lesson like this," said Bal Thackeray on Bhushan's statements on Jammu and Kashmir.
"The person who makes such statements is guilty first, then the people who teach him a lesson," said Bal Thackeray adding that anyone who spoke against the country "must be taught a lesson like this".
Prashant Bhushan, supreme court lawyer and member of Team Anna was attacked by three assailants in his office after he passed comments on Jammu and Kashmir.
While one of the attackers was from Sri Ram Sene, the other two belonged to the Bhagat Singh Sena.
Meanwhile, more supporters of Anna Hazare were attacked by the group on Oct 13.