Sanatana Diamonds Inc.
AIM : SAN
TSX VENTURE : STA

Sanatana Diamonds Inc.

February 22, 2008 11:46 ET

Sanatana Commences 2008 Exploration Program

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 22, 2008) - Sanatana Diamonds Inc. (TSX VENTURE:STA)(AIM:SAN) ("Sanatana" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that mobilization is currently underway for its 2008 exploration program.

Sanatana's initial focus will be in the Greenhorn project area, the site of the Company's recent Dharma discovery. Utilizing the Company's extensive database of geochemical and geophysical results generated from previous exploration in the Greenhorn area, the Company has already defined at least 65 potential kimberlite anomalies. Eleven of these anomalies have been followed up with ground magnetics generating nine separate drill targets.

The Company has mobilized field crews to the camp at Greenhorn to conduct additional geophysics including ground magnetics, EM and gravity surveys. Drill testing of approximately ten potential kimberlite targets is planned for early March. If successful, further drilling to determine size and generate a representative sample of between 750kg and 1000kg for caustic fusion/micro-diamond analysis will be undertaken on each new kimberlite discovered. Further drilling of the Dharma kimberlite is also planned to determine its extent and complexity. An initial C$2.2 million budget has been allocated for this work, however it will be increased if the first phase drilling is successful.

Sanatana also plans a second program of exploration drilling in 2008 at the Company's Colville Lake project, which has already received land and water use permits. The Colville area sampling was concentrated down ice of prominent magnetic anomalies and results to date show a number of magnetic anomalies that have significant indicator mineral trains consistent with diamondiferous kimberlite pipes. The Company has budgeted approximately C$1.7 million for this drill program.

On the Simpson project, where the Company has a 25km by 15km indicator mineral anomaly, airborne magnetic and EM surveys were completed in 2007. This generated numerous magnetic anomalies. Four of these anomalies were followed up with ground surveys and three returned encouraging potential kimberlite anomalies, the largest being 350m across. Additional surveys will be conducted in 2008 while land and water use permits are applied for.

Finally, the company will conduct till sampling and airborne geophysics on its Yeltea, Horton and Estabrook projects.

Qualified Person

The Sanatana exploration programs are carried out under the supervision of Sanatana's Director and VP of Exploration, Mr. Buddy Doyle. Mr. Doyle meets the qualified person requirements (as defined by National Instrument 43-101) with 26 years of exploration experience, 16 years of which are in diamond exploration. Mr. Doyle has compiled, approved and reviewed the scientific and technical information in this press release.

Forward Looking Statements

Some of the statements contained in this press release are forward-looking statements and information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements and information are not historical facts and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties beyond Sanatana's control, and may include statements regarding resource estimates, potential mineralization, exploration results, completion or continuation of work programs and studies, and future plans and objectives. Resource exploration, development and operations are highly speculative, characterized by a number of significant risks, which even a combination of careful evaluation, experience and knowledge may not eliminate, including, among other things, unprofitable efforts resulting not only from the failure to discover mineral resources, but from finding mineral deposits that though present, are insufficient in quantity and quality to be economic or to return a profit from production. There can be no assurance that such statements and information will prove to be accurate and actual results could differ materially from those suggested by any forward-looking statements and information. Sanatana disclaims any obligation to update or revise such forward looking statements and information except as required by law.

Neither the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange Plc nor the Tsx Venture Exchange has Reviewed, nor Accepts Responsibility for, the Adequacy or Accuracy of this Release.

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