Manohar Parrikar funeral: PM Modi, Nitin Gadkari, other leaders pay tribute
Updated On : 18 Mar 2019,06:30 PM
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.
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
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman also met Parrikar's family members and paid tribute to the former Defence Minister
Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh also paid tribute to Manohar Parrikar in Goa
National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party Ram Madhav paid tribute to the former Chief Minister of Goa
Union Minister Smriti Irani gets emotional as she pays last respects to Goa CM
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari arrives in Panaji to pay last respects to him.