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Aum Sri Sai Ram

Press Release by Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust

January 05, 2014



Morning session:

The second day of The National Convention of All India Balvikas Alumni and Group 3 students meet was held this morning at 8:30 am (IST) in Sai Kulwant Hall in prasanthi nilayam.The first Sri Sathya Sai Bal Vikas Benediction Ceremony proceedings started with veda chanting.After the veda chanting the brass band entered the central area of the hall through the north entrance who were followed by 2 groups of Balvikas alumni Mahila group coordinators and Alumni Gurus.After they were seated in the ladies and gents programme participant sides respectively there was a Indian classical dance performance by one of the Male Balvikas students.

This was followed by a speech from Bal Vikas alumni and alumnus of SSSIHL Sri Sai shravan who hosted this ceremony.He welcomed the chief guest Dr Ajinkar D. Y Patel to the programme and then invited Sri Nimish Pandya, the Honourable National Vice president of Sri Sathya Sai seva organizations and also the Deputy National Coordinator of the Sri Sathya Sai Bal Vikas Education Programme in India. to deliver the Inaugural address which was followed by awards presented to Sri Sai Kumar,Dr Neelam Desai of SSSIHMS by the Honorable Trustee of SSSCT Sri K. Chakravarthi.This was followed by a speech by Balvikas contributor Miss Rama Sampat from Tamilnadu.
After this the wand of Transformation was presented at the divine lotus feet of Baba in the Sanctum Sanctorum.
This was followed by the Swearing-In ceremony of the group 3 bal vikas graduates,Miss Neeta Khanna the deputy national coordinator for Balvikas led this ceremony and then Brother Monin led the facilitation ceremony wherein the chief guest Dr Ajinkar D.Y Patel felicitated the awardees.

Then prasadam was distributed to all with bhajans being sung in the background.

Mangala Arathi at 10 hrs.marked the end of morning's proceedings.

Media Coordinator
Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust
Prasanthi Nilayam

Jai Sai Ram!