Kashmir Indepth
Nation

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar dead

Panaji, Mar 17 (PTI) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died at his private residence near here Sunday. He was 63.

Parrikar is survived by two sons and their families.

“Chief Minister passed away around 6.40 pm Sunday,” a senior state government official told PTI.

The BJP stalwart’s health, which has been fluctuating for a year, took a turn for the worse in the past two days.

In a tweet, President Ram Nath Kovind said, “Extremely sorry to hear of the passing of Shri Manohar Parrikar, chief minister of Goa, after an illness borne with fortitude and dignity.

“An epitome of integrity and dedication in public life, his service to the people of Goa and India will not be forgotten,” the President tweeted from his official handle.

Sources said former defence minister Parrikar had been on life support system since late Saturday night.

Parrikar had been unwell since February 2018 when he was diagnosed with a pancreatic ailment.

Related posts

Hurriyat response for meaningful talks a good omen: Hakeem Yaseen

Kashmir Indepth

If you want to destroy breed of Muslims, vote for Modi: BJP leader

Kashmir Indepth

PM to attend all-party meet on Sunday, ahead of Winter Session: Sources

Ankit Sharma

Maha: Sports teacher held for raping minor student

Kashmir Indepth

Pakistan violates Indian airspace in Rajouri, security tightened across J&K

Kashmir Indepth

Shiv Sena disapproves of EU MPs visit to Kashmir

Kashmir Indepth

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy