The funeral procession of the Shiv Sena patriarch began from their residence Matoshree around 10 am. His body will be kept at Sena Bhawan for darshan and will be cremated at Shivaji Park in the evening.
People thronged the roadsides, flyovers, skywalks and balconies of their buildings to catch a glimpse of the Sena patriarch and pay homage to him.
In view of the legions of crowds pouring in to pay their last respects to Balasaheb, it is estimated that the funeral procession would take more than two hours to reach the Sena Bhawan (party headquarters) at Dadar.
Lakhs of Shiv Sainiks are walking along with the funeral procession, shouting slogans in memory of the Shiv Sena supremo.
Bal Thackeray during final journey
Bal Thackeray's funeral procession began from their residence Matoshree on Sunday, Nov 18.
Last rites will be performed at Shivaji Park where he had begun his political career in 1966.
The Thackerays with their leader
Bal Thackeray's son Uddhav with wife Reshmi and younger son mourned the death of Shiv Sena supremo.
Bal Thackeray's demise: Mumbai comes to a standstill
Mumbai comes to a standstill with Bal Thackeray's demise. At least 20 lakh people gathered to bid farewell to their leader.
Bal Thackeray's funeral procession
The funeral procession began at 10 am on Sunday and it is on its way to Sena Bhawan where Bal Thackeray's body will be kept for darshan. Later he will be cremated at Shivaji Park in Mumbai.
Bal Thackeray & the amchi Mumbaikars
The amchi (our) Mumbaikars paid their last tribute to Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray who passed away on Saturday, Nov 18.
Heavy security during Thackeray's funeral procession
Three tier security arrangement was made during Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray's funeral procession.
Bal Thackeray in tricolour
Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray was given state honour during his last journey on Sunday, Nov 18.
Bal Thackeray's trade mark - Sunglass, red tilak
Black sun-glasses and red tilak on forehead were the trade mark of Bal Thackeray.
The Shiv Sena chief was seen in his trade mark during his last journey.
Bal Thackeray - Rest in Peace
86-year-old Bal Thackeray breathed his last at his residence Matoshree surrounded by his family members.
His followers believe that Maharashtra lost its father figure with Thackeay's demise.