Sunday, 24 April 2011

Sri Sathya Sai Baba passes away; leaves the mortal remains at 7.40 am in Puttaparthi

By Syed Akbar
Hyderabad, April 24: Spiritual leader Sri Sathya Sai Baba has passed away at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, where he was hospitalised for 27 days.

According to Sri Sathya Sai Trust, the Baba passed away at 7.40 am. The body will be kept in state at Sai Kulwant hall in Prashanti Nilayam, the abode of the Baba, for two days for lakhs of his devotees to pay homage.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba was hospitalised on March 28 following problems related to heart and respiration. All efforts of doctors to revive Baba failed.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba stood for unity of all religions and his service extends to millions of people. Among notable charitable works undertaken by the trust include drinking water supply to parched villages in Andhra Pradesh, free superspeciality medical facilities to the poor and top class education.

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