A well known and also considered controversial spiritual leader Bala Sai Baba passed away of cardiac arrest in Hyderabad.
The death of the spiritual leader came as a shock to his devotees.
Bala Sai Baba was 58 yrs old.
He had earlier been admitted to Viranchi hospital at Banjara Hills in Hyderabad on complaint of chest pain.
But he died while undergoing treatment.
Born Balaraju to Jagannatha Sastry and Jaya Lakshmamma in Kurnool district, he became a monk at the age of 18
and established his ashram.
Later he became popular as Bala Sai Baba. >