Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said that the message of humanity, equality, peace, love and humility preached by Sri Sathya Sai Baba was more relevant today which should be followed by everyone. He said that Sai Baba had special love and affection towards Himachal Pradesh and its people and he visited the State many times.

Virbhadra Singh was addressing the Annual Sports, Cultural Meet & Prize Distribution function of Sri Sathya Sai School, Anand Vilas, Pujarli near Shimla, today. He said that Sri Sathya Sai Baba opened many reputed educational and health institutions in Andhra Pradesh and due to his vision and efforts every village got potable water in Andhra Pradesh. He said that it was Sai Baba’s dream to open educational institute in Himachal Pradesh for which the State Government provided land at Shimla. He was happy to note that the school was following the high principles and morals of Baba as was reflected in the Annual Function.

Chief Minister expressed happiness that there were large numbers of followers of Sai Baba in the State who were selflessly working for bringing peace and harmony in the society.

Chief Minister also gave away the prizes to the meritorious students who excelled in sports and other co-curricular activities.

State President, Sri Sathya Sai Sewa Organization Prof. Shyam Sunder while welcoming the Chief Minister said that he and all the devotees of Sai Baba in the State were indebted to Virbhadra Singh for facilitating in establishing Sri Sathya Sai Baba School at Pujarli and providing other infrastructural support. Principal, Sri Sathya Sai Baba School R.D. Chandla read out the annual school report and said that the students of this school had been performing exceptionally well. He said that all the students who appeared in Class 10 CBSE examination passed with flying colours.