At ‘Call For Media and Government Investigation of Sathya Sai Baba’, see the article:
Posted by Barry Pittard on January 11, 2011
‘Like many other social reformers in India, Kavita Krishna, Secretary, All India Progressive Women’s Association, has pointed out:
”Rape in police custody is very common in India, and in such cases, inevitably there is a huge cover-up and rarely at all has any police or army official ever been brought to trial in such cases”.
For many decades, visitors to Puttaparthi have seen Sathya Sai Baba surrounded by police and armed forces personnel all the way up to the top brass. His influence, then, in “cleaning up”, to use his phrase, his “own backyard” before transforming the world has some severe limitations. These days, he is surrounded by Israeli-trained security personnel.
India’s social justice advocates have no such phalanx of security around them. They are often prey to violence. They also court that other great oppression: silence’.