Defying all Barricades and all security arrangements Thousands of Devotees are pouring in to Prasanthi Nilayam (Puttaparthi) to have a last look at Bhagavan Sai baba's mortal remains laid midst of flowers and bhajans at Sai Kulwant hall where Baba use to give Darsan to lakhs fo devotees till 25th of March 2011.
Police and the local administration of Puttaparthi had a taste of the tough time they will have over the next two days.
The devotees turned restive as the gathering swelled to over 50,000 by 6.30 pm on sunday evening.
The endless que is continuing from Sunday afternoon onwards and increasing every minute pass by.
An array of Local,National and International Media is covering the event to the world as well.
Elaborate arrangements are being made by the Authorities to have a
peacefull days of mouring in the Abode of peace.
The entire Puttaparthi town is in mourning with all business establishments shut. Even hotels have downed the shutters. No vehicles are being allowed to enter the town as the number of devotees is expected to touch one lakh on Monday as they are arriving from not only Karnataka and Andhra, but also from Maharashtra, Mumbai, Delhi and abroad.