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Key announcement on Sai Baba’s condition at 11 a.m.


Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh) : Millions of devotees of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba are on the edge as Sathya Sai Central Trust is set to make a key announcement on his condition in a couple of hours Sunday.For the first time since Baba was admitted to Sathya Sai Baba super speciality on March 27, the doctors did not issue a morning bulletin on Sunday, heightening anxiety in this pilgrim town.

Sathya Sai Central Trust, which runs social service activities in India and abroad, is to hold a media conference at 11 a.m. to make an important announcement.

In the Saturday evening bulletin, the doctors had termed Baba’s condition as very critical.

Fearing the worst, hundreds of devotees in the town broke down as their hopes for recovery of the 85-year-old spiritual guru appear to be fading.

Major Industries Minister Geeta Reddy and senior government officials rushed to the hospital Sunday morning and were holding meeting with doctors and trust officials before making an announcement.

The state government has gone on high alert. More than 6,000 policemen were rushed to the town for deployment and to make arrangements for the visits of VIPs.