Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Passes Away At 63, Tributes Pour In

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President of India announced that Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar has passed away.

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Updated On:

President of India announced that Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar has passed away.
Update at 11.15 pm
7 months ago

Goa government announced on Sunday that it would observe seven days of state mourning, from March 18, 2019 to March 24, 2019.

A statement from the government said:

"The Government has expressed profound sorrow on the sad demise of Chief Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar, in the state of Goa on March 17, 2019. 

As a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, seven days State Mourning will be observed throughout the state of Goa from 18/03/2019 to 24/03/2019 both days inclusive.

During the period of State Mourning the National Flag will fly at Half Mast on all the buildings throughout the state of Goa where it is regularly flown and there will be no official entertainment."

Update at 11:01 PM
7 months ago

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath expressed his condolences to the chief minister of Goa, Manohar Parrikar after his demise due to prolonged illness.

 

Update at 10:54 PM
7 months ago

GOA TO OBSERVE SEVEN DAYS STATE MOURNING

The Government has expressed profound sorrow on the sad demise of Chief Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar, in the state of Goa on March 17, 2019. 

As a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, seven days State Mourning will be observed throughout the state of Goa from 18/03/2019 to 24/03/2019 both days inclusive.

During the period of State Mourning the National Flag will fly at Half Mast on all the buildings throughout the state of Goa where it is regularly flown and there will be no official entertainment.

Update at 10:30 PM
7 months ago

HSC exams in Goa scheduled for tomorrow have been postponed after the demise of chief minister Manohar Parrikar 

 

Update at 9:59 PM
7 months ago

"The nation will remember him as a loved public figure" says CM Captain Amarinder Singh in his tribute to Manohar Parrikar
 

 

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7 months ago

Program plan of chief minister Manohar Parrikar’s final journey -18 March 2019. 

  • 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM: Manohar Parrikar's mortal remains to be kept at the BJP head office, Panjim.
  • 10:30 AM: Manohar Parrikar’s mortal remains to be taken to Kala Academy, Panjim. 
  • 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM: Public to pay their final respects to Shri. Manohar Parrikar.
  • 04:00 PM: Funeral procession of Manohar Parrikar to SAG grounds, Campal.
  • 04:30 PM: Vidhi at SAG grounds, Campal. 
  • 05:00 PM: Antim Kriya of Shri. Manohar Parrikar.

 

Update at 9:46 PM
7 months ago

The former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah extended his condolences to the former Defence Minister

 

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7 months ago

The chief minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis extended his condolences after the demise of CM Manohar Parrikar

 

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7 months ago


The chief minister Goa office expressed their condolences over the passing of their 'beloved chief minister of Goa'

 

Update at 9:23 PM
7 months ago

The Centre government has announced national mourning on March 18, Monday following the demise of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. 

A state funeral will be accorded to him. National Flag will fly at half-mast in the National capital, capitals of states and Union Territories
 

Update at 9:17 PM
7 months ago

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj paid her condolences to her Manohar Parrikar

 

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7 months ago

Shivraj Singh Chouhan pays his tribute to the senior political leader, Manohar Parrikar over his demise after a prolonged illness
 

 

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7 months ago


Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore paid his tribute to the 'visionary man of exemplary integrity'

 

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7 months ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tribute to Manohar Parrikar, the 'unparalleled leader' in a series of tweets.

 

Update at 8:58 PM
7 months ago

Chandrababu Naidu extended his deepest condolences to the former Defence Minister and chief minister of Goa. 

 

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7 months ago

Union Minister Arun Jaitley paid his tribute to the senior BJP leader who 'always led by example in his public life and was loved by masses'
 

 

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7 months ago

NCP leader Sharad Pawar extended his condolences to the former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

 

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7 months ago


Home Minister Rajnath Singh paid his condolences to his 'dear friend and chief minister of Goa'

 

Update at 8:43 PM
7 months ago

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu's office through Twitter extended his condolences to the senior politician. 

 

Update at 8:39 PM
7 months ago

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal paid his condolences to the 'symbol of simplicity' in politics.

 

Update at 8:32 PM
7 months ago


Union Minister Smriti Irani pays condolences to a 'leader, a mentor and a friend'


 

Update at 8:27 PM
7 months ago

"Parrikar ji’s commitment towards his people and duties was exemplary," said BJP president Amit Shah extending his deepest condolences following the demise of BJP leader Manohar Parrikar. 

He said that 'the entire BJP stands firmly with his family'

 

Update at 8:26 PM
7 months ago

Congress party, party president Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi extended their condolences in this time of grief to 'one of Goa's favourite sons'

 

Update at 8:24 PM
7 months ago

In a heartfelt tribute, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari bids an emotional goodbye to his 'colleague and good friend'

He said: From the early days in politics, he was my colleague and good friend. My emotional tributes to this great son of the mother of India who struggled for the development of Goa for the end of the war. Om

 

Update at 8:22 PM
7 months ago

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman extended her condolences to the former Raksha Mantri 

 

Update at 8:16 PM
7 months ago

A condolence meet will be held in the Union Cabinet at 11 am tomorrow for Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar  

7 months ago

President of India announced that the Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar has passed away.

The former Defence Minister was suffering from a serious pancreatic ailment and was at his private residence at Dona Paula in Goa. 

Parrikar has had an illustrious political career, he has been serving as the chief minister of Goa since March 2017 and previous to that served as the chief minister from 2000-2005 and from 2012 to 2014.

The former Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh, in the Narendra Modi government also served as the Defence Minister from 2014-2017. 
 

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