The official Medical Bulletin at 8 A.M
Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba continues to be in the same critical condition as yesterday. He continues to be very critical.
He is still on ventilator support. A cycle of slow haemodialysis has been completed on Him this morning.
He continues to be under close scrutiny and round the clock treatment by the panel of doctors attending upon Him.
Five layers of security have been thrown around Puttaparthi
The Andhra Pradesh government stepped up security at Puttaparthi and its neighbouring areas on Friday.
Police reinforcement was rushed in and giant LCD screens put up at vantage points in Puttaparthi, Kothacheruvu and nearby villages. Barricades were set up in and around the super-speciality hospital where Sathya Sai Baba is being treated. Two helipads are being constructed at feverish pace at a private airport nearby to allow VVIPs to land. The Hill view stadium in the town, with a capacity of 50,000, is also being readied.
"Police have also erected barricades on all the roads leading to the town and are checking every vehicle entering the town.According to police sources, five layers of security have been thrown around the town to prevent any incident.Police have also beefed up security around the airport, railway and bus stations and other installations in the town.
Senior police officials from all parts of Rayalaseema are rushing to Puttaparthi. Anantapur range Deputy Inspector General of Police Charu Sinha and Anantapur Superintendent of Police Shahnawaz Qasim are camping in the town and supervising the security arrangements."