Sai Baba passes away

Sai Baba passes away

April 24, 2011   10:21 am

The spiritual leader Sathya Sai baba stopped responding to the treatment and has reportedly passed away. After a prolonged battle with several ailments, Sai Baba passed away at Puttaparthi at 7.45 am on Sunday, Indian media reported.

Satya Sai Baba had been undergoing treatment at Sathya Sai Super Speciality Hospital at Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh for the last 26 days owing to the malfunctioning of vital organs.

The 84-year-old was admitted to hospital on March 28 with breathing and heart problems. Early on Thursday morning, doctors had said his condition was very critical and most of his organs were not responding to treatment. The condition of his liver and his low blood pressure were causing concern, they had said.

Godman to some, miracle-man to others and revered as God by lakhs of his followers, Sathya Sai Baba had the rich, famous and powerful from the world of politics, business, films and sport flocking to his doorstep in Puttaparthi, the small Andhra Pradesh village that he made internationally famous. (NDTV)

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