Status Sathya Sai Baba, a holy man with millions of followers worldwide, is said to have deteriorated on Wednesday.
According to doctors attending on him several important parameters fell to worrying.
With doctors confirming the status of Baba to be critical, Andhra Pradesh, the government beefed up security in Puttaparthi, Anantapur town in the district where he is a holy ashram Prashanti Nilayam.
According to sources, security has been improved in anticipation of trouble with the followers of Baba in the event of further deterioration in his condition. He was hospitalized on 28 March to overload and damage the kidneys.