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President launches Shirdi Sai Baba’s samadhi centery celebrations

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2 Oct 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Shirdi (Maharashtra), Oct 1: President Ram th Kovind on Sunday iugurated the Saibaba Samadhi Mahotsav, heralding the start of the centery celebrations of the revered 20th century saint Sai Baba of Shirdi. Shortly after noon, the President hoisted a celebration flag atop a 51-feet tall special post erected in the Lendi Bagh area of the massive temple complex amidst chanting of hymns and prayers, said Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust Chairman Suresh Haware. “I consider myself fortute to have the honour of launching Shri Saibaba’s Samadhi centery celebrations. Saibaba’s message of ‘Shraddha and Saburi’ and ‘Sabka Malik Ek’ is a boon for all devotees and entire humanity,” said Kovind. He also lauded the trust’s efforts to make the temple as a key centre for the welfare of humanity with various social-cultural-educatiol-charitable activities. The President also took a ‘darshan’ of the Samadhi Temple accompanied by Governor C. V. Rao, Chief Minister Devendra Fadvis, Leader of Opposition Radhakrish Vikhe-Patil and other leaders and officials and was shown around the temple complex and its various activities. The iuguration was preceded by a ceremonial ‘shobha yatra’ of the flag which was taken out at dawn in a procession. (IANS)

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