Chennai: The DMK on Wednesday condoled the death of
spiritual guru Sai Baba, and hailed him as a `great
spiritualist,` besides recalling his contributions to solve
the drinking water problems of Chennai.
"Puttaparthy Sai Baba had dedicated his life for social
service. He was a great spiritualist and had lot of love for
Tamil Nadu and its people," a resolution adopted at the DMK`s
high-level committee meeting here said.
Recalling the Satya Sai Trust`s efforts to address drinking
water issues of Chennai, it said the trust had spent Rs 200
crore and brought water from the Krishna river in Andhra
Pradesh, "on the request of Chief Minister M Karunanidhi."
"He was ill for some days before passing away. The High
Level Committee regrets his demise and expresses its
condolences to all those who are mourning his death," it said.