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Teary farewell: Manohar Parrikar cremated with state honours

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar was cremated with state honours Monday, with thousands bidding the affable politician a fond farewell. BJP president Amit Shah, some Union ministers and chief ministers of BJP-ruled states attended the funeral at Miramar. Parrikar's eldest son Utpal lit the funeral pyre. The funeral procession started from the Kala Academy where thousands, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid their last respects to the former defense minister.

Updated : 18 March 2019, 06:20 PM