The Chief Minister of Goa, Manohar Parrikar who was seeking treatment of his advanced pancreatic cancer, has passed away last night on 17th March 2019. As the former defence minister died, social media started condoling his death. Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar, Sanjay Dutt, Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Vicky Kaushal, and others started posting condolences on social media.
In fact the Bharat Ratna singer Lata Mangeshkar was the first person to tweet about his death and wrote on social media, “Goa ke Mukhya Mantri Manohar Parrikar ji ke nidhan ki vaarta sunkar mujhe bahut dukh hua ,unke aur hamare bahut acche sambandh the .Unke jaane se hamare desh ki bahut haani hui hai, ek atyant saccha insaan aur neta desh ne kho diya hai. Ishwar unki aatma ko shanti pradan kare .”
Goa ke Mukhya Mantri Manohar Parrikar ji ke nidhan ki vaarta sunkar mujhe bahut dukh hua,unke aur hamare bahut acche sambandh the.Unke jaane se hamare desh ki bahut haani hui hai,ek atyant saccha insaan aur neta desh ne kho diya hai. Ishwar unki aatma ko shanti pradan kare.— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) March 17, 2019
Even the millennium actor Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, "Manohar Parikar CM Goa, passes away .. a gentleman to the core, simple in demeanour and well respected .. spent few short moments with him .. very dignified .. fought his illness bravely .. prayers and condolences"
T 3122 - Manohar Parikar CM Goa, passes away .. a gentleman to the core, simple in demeanour and well respected .. spent few short moments with him .. very dignified .. fought his illness bravely .. prayers and condolences 🙏🙏— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 17, 2019
Vicky Kaushal who was seen playing a leading role in Uri - The Surgical Strike tweeted, "Saddened by the news of Manohar Parrikar ji’s demise. May his soul rest in peace"
Saddened by the news of Manohar Parrikar ji’s demise. May his soul rest in peace 🙏— Vicky Kaushal (@vickykaushal09) March 18, 2019
Deeply deeply saddened to know about the untimely demise of Shri #ManoharParrikar ji. He was one of the most real, dignified, intelligent, warm, down-to-earth & honest person I had met. He had a great quality of inspiring people so effortlessly. Will miss him. Om Shanti.🙏 pic.twitter.com/4i4noSWSDZ— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) March 17, 2019
A true patriot passes away, RIP #ManoharParrikar ji. A great leader who we will always admire, remember and seek inspiration from. Heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones.— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivekoberoi) March 17, 2019
Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) March 17, 2019
#ManoharParrikar A fine example of "Simple living, High thinking". A personality that inspired confidence in every position that he served for the Nation! 🙏🙏 RIP Sir 🙏🙏— KayKay Menon (@kaykaymenon02) March 17, 2019
Had the pleasure of meeting Shri #ManoharParrikar .. what a fine man. Condolences to the family and close ones— Tisca Chopra (@tiscatime) March 17, 2019
A man who served till the last breath . A true warrior. Respect .#ManoharParrikar— Prasoon Joshi (@prasoonjoshi_) March 17, 2019
Extremely sad at hearing about the demise of Sh. Manohar Parrikar Ji. I feel blessed to have had the fortune of meeting and knowing a sincere and good soul as he was. Heartfelt condolences to his family🙏🏻— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) March 17, 2019
Sad to hear about the loss of one of our finest leaders, #ManoharParrikar ji. May he rest in peace. My prayers are with the grieving family & friends.— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) March 17, 2019
Party ideologies apart a good and gentle man will always be it. Not even cancer can kill a spirit like @manoharparrikar . Have had the honour of breaking bread with him. As will the Nation, I too will remember him.— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) March 17, 2019
RIP Shri #ManoharParrikar Condolences and strength to the family in this tragic time of grief.— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) March 17, 2019
So very Saddened to hear about the sudden demise if Shri. MANOHAR Parrikar Ji. A dynamic and Honorable Soul.. Rest now in peace in Heaven sir .🙏🙏🙏@manoharparrikar— Ranganathan Madhavan (@ActorMadhavan) March 17, 2019
Let us tell you that Manohar Parrikar was one of the most popular leaders of the country and he was quite known for his simplicity even after the CM of the state. As a defence minister also he supervised the Uri - Surgical Strike.