- District News
The first anniversary of Sri Satya Sai Baba is going to held on April 24 th. Puttaparthi town in Anantapur district is gearing up for this occasion. Prashanti Nilayam, the ashram and now the final resting place of Sai Baba, will witness a series of programmes to mark the occasion and Sathya Sai Central Trust, which runs the massive spiritual empire, expects 30000 to 50000 people for the anniversary. This is expected to be the biggest gathering after the holy figure passed away on April 24 last year at the age of 85 following prolonged illness. Titled “Sri Sathya Sai Aradhana Mahotsavam“, the three-day programme will begin on April 23 with a colloquium on ‘experiencing the divide from the form to the formless’. On the second day, a book on Sai Baba would be released. Governor ESL Narasimhan would be the Chief guest. There will also be recitation of the vedas, bhajan, mangala arathi and a cultural programme in the evenings on all three days.
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