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Manohar Parrikar funeral: PM Modi, Nitin Gadkari, other leaders pay tribute in goa

Former Defence Minister and four-time Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar took his last breath on Sunday at his residence near Panaji. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer for over a year and his health took a worse turn in the past two days. As soon as the news came out, politicians of all parties expressed their grief and offered condolences to his family. The last rites of Manohar Parrikar will take place at Miramar beach and his mortal remains were kept at the BJP head office in Panjim.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 18 March 2019, 05:32:55 PM
Manohar Parrikar funeral

Manohar Parrikar funeral

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Former Defence Minister and four-time Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar took his last breath on Sunday at his residence near Panaji. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer for over a year and his health took a worse turn in the past two days. As soon as the news came out, politicians of all parties expressed their grief and offered condolences to his family. The last rites of Manohar Parrikar will take place at Miramar beach and his mortal remains were kept at the BJP head office in Panjim.
PM Modi

PM Modi

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After arriving in Goa, PM Modi reached the Kala Academy in Panaji where he paid his last respect to the 63-year-old senior leader
Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman

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Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman also met Parrikar's family members and paid tribute to the former Defence Minister
Dr Jitendra Singh

Dr Jitendra Singh

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Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh also paid tribute to Manohar Parrikar in Goa
Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav

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National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party Ram Madhav paid tribute to the former Chief Minister of Goa
Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani

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Union Minister Smriti Irani gets emotional as she pays last respects to Goa CM
Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari arrives in Panaji to pay last respects to him.