Sai Baba temple: 36 kg gold and Rs 401 crore donated

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Mumbai, Feb 9: It seems that the rising price of gold is not stopping the followers of Sai Baba as 36 kg Gold and Rs 401 crore cash were found as donation in Shirdi Sai Baba temple.

Officials of Shirdi Sai Baba Trust informed that the total offerings in 2011 have been increased by 20 percent than the year 2010. Kishore, Executive Officer of the trust informed, "The Trust received 36 kg of gold which is almost fifteen percent more than 31 kg it had received in 2010."

"Similarly, 440 kg of silver was offered to the shrine in the year gone by compared to 320 kg of silver in 2010," added the executive officer.

According to Mr Kishore, donations in terms of foreign currency have also risen to Rs 6.28 crore compared to last year's Rs 5.43 crore.

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