Puttaparthi Sathya Sai 85th birthday celebrations on grand scale | Arrival of President and Prime Minister on occasion of Sathya sai Baba birthday celebrations
Satyasai Baba 85th birthday celebrations would be commencing from 15th November 2010. From Monday, 15th November to Wednesday 17th November cultural programs will be conducted. Venugopala Swamy Radhostavam will be conducted on 18th November, Womenâ€™s day on 19th, international peace meetings on 20th November, bhajanas and cultural programs of Satyasai educational institutions students on 21st, Satyasai Varsity felicitation on 22nd, and Satyasai birthday celebrations will be conducted on 23rd November. These celebrations will be conducted on a grand scaleÂ at Hill View Stadium.
Arrival of President and Prime Minister
Indian President Pratibha Patil will be attending on 19th November for womenâ€™s day celebrations. Prime minister Manmohan Singh, governors of seven states, chief ministers of six states will be attending varsity felicitation on 22nd November. Lakhs of people, Satyasai devotees and representatives from 226 countries will be attending Satyasai Baba birthday celebrations. On this occasion, free meals will be provided from 15th November to 24th November. For this purpose more than hundred counters are being arranged. Arrangements are being made to highlight Puttaparthi as devotional center to the world. Special busses are arranged for the convenience of tourists. State government has made arrangements to prevent any inconvenience to the tourists. For this, Andhra Pradesh state government is spending Rs. 53 Crores. More than 5,000 Satyasai devotees have reached Puttaparthi to serve as volunteers.