Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar is an Indian politician and leader of Bharatiya Janata Party who has been Chief Minister of Goa since 14 March 2017.
Parrikar passed away on Sunday, 17 March, after battling pancreatic cancer for a year. According to a CMO release, his last rites will be performed in Panaji today.
- PM Modi expressed grief, saying Parrikar’s ‘pro-people policies ensured Goa scaled remarkable heights of progress’
- The Congress has staked claim to form Goa’s government, saying BJP does not enjoy majority
- While the BJP has 13 and had formed government with the support of three other MLAs, the Congress currently has 14 MLAs
Modi, Shah to Attend Parrikar’s Funeral
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah will attend late God Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s funeral in Goa later today, reported NDTV.