Here Excellency President Pratibha patil arrived at Yajur Mandir and came with Swami in the procession into kulwant hall. There was a national anthem in the beginning after which Swami lighted the lamp and started the programme. There were two speakers .Ms.Chetana Raju gave an introduction to the prog and introduced the speakers.The speakers are
1.Ms.Mallika Srinivasan-director and CEO of Tafe India Ltd.
2.Ms.Geeta Reddy-Minister for Andhra Tourism
After which Her Excellency President Pratibha Patil gave her speech empowering women. After which there was a vote of thanks by Ms.Hima Reddy.There was also a dance drama by Balbikas students from Tamilnadu.They gave a dance presentation on Mahashasura mardini.
After the prog, there was again a national anthem and Swami gave an interview to the president.Swami also cut the cake and left to His residence.sairam
Today's Evening prog
Swami was received with a procession by Students of Anantapur campus Band group and Vedam Group.Dance prog by children from Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Vihar,hyderabad and a music prog by Smt Sudha Raghunathan. Swami blessed her with a saree.After which swami retired to His residence.
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