Sathya Sai Baba's health condition critical: doctors
Puttaparthy, Andhra Pradesh, April 4, 2011
Even as large numbers of devotees from India and abroad prayed for his speedy recovery and well-being, the health condition of spiritual leader Satya Sri Sai Baba remained critical today.
Sai Baba, who is on ventilator and dialysis to assist his kidney function, was critical as some of his organs were not functioning satisfactorily, Sri Satya Sai Baba Institutue of Higher Medical Sciences Director A N Safays said in the latest bulletin released here today evening.
The doctors' team was still attending on Sai Baba to save his life, he said.
The 85-year-old Sai Baba was admitted to Satya Sai Super Speciality Hospital here on March 28, following pneumonia and respiratory problems.
After hearing the news of the critical condition of the spiritual leader, a large number of devotees and leaders from various political parties were rushing to the hospital.
Elaborate security arrangements have been made around the hospital.
Andhra Pradesh Major Industries Minister Geeta Reddy, an ardent devotee of Sai Baba, is monitoring the situation here.