The Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar passed away on Sunday at the age of 63. This was announced by the Hon'ble President of India Ram Nath Kovind. People from various sections of the society are coming forward to pay their last respects and even people from the sports fraternity are paying their tribute to the deceased Chief Minister.
Former Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag took to Twitter for expressing his condolences.
India's Olympic medal winning boxer Vijender Singh also paid his last respects to Mr. Parrikar
One of India's most dependable batsman during hisplaying days VVS Laxman has also expressed his condolence on Twitter.
Former cricketer Mohammad Kaif also came forward to express his grief
Manohar Parrikar passed away due to advanced pancreatic cancer at his Panaji residence.
Parrikar was active in politics right from a very young age. He started as a chief instructor of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). He also played a key role in Ram Janmabhoomi movement. Parrikar had also served as a Defense Minister of India.
Goa's CM will be known for his dedication for the state he loved, a true statesman without a VIP hang-up and as a politician respected by friends and foes.