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Goa CM Manohar Parrikar No More: Details of his final journey and funeral

Parrikar's Final Journey Will Begin After 4 Pm When His Remains Will Be Taken To Miramar Area In A Procession. The Final Rites Will Be Performed At 5 Pm.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 18 Mar 2019, 12:00:37 AM
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar dies.

New Delhi:

The last rites of Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar will be performed at Miramar in Panaji on Monday evening, a BJP spokesperson said. Parrikar, 63, died at his private residence at Dona Paula near the state capital on Sunday evening after a long illness. A four-term chief minister and former defence minister, Parrikar had been battling a pancreatic ailment since February last year. The BJP stalwart's health, which had been fluctuating for over a year, took a turn for the worse in the past two days.

Parrikar's mortal remains will be kept at the BJP head office from 9:30 am to 10:30 am on Monday, before shifting them to the Kala Academy, the spokesperson said.

People will be allowed to pay their last respects to the chief minister at the academy between 11 am and 4 pm, he said.

Parrikar's final journey will begin after 4 pm when his remains will be taken to Miramar area in a procession, the spokesperson said, adding that the final rites will be performed at 5 pm.

The central government has announced national mourning on Monday, officials said.

The national flag will fly at half-mast in Delhi, the Union territories and state capitals.

Programme plan of Manohar Parrikar’s final journey – March 18,

  • 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 am to 4 am: Public to pay their final respects to Manohar Parrikar.
  • 4 pm: Funeral procession of Manohar Parrikar to Miramar.
  • 4 pm: Vidhi at Miramar.
  • 5 pm: Antim Kriya of Manohar Parrikar.
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    First Published : 17 Mar 2019, 11:22:33 PM