Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died on Sunday evening at his son’s home in Panaji, Goa. He died at the age of 63 after battling with a pancreatic ailment. The technocrat-turned politician was known for his simplicity and for his dedication towards his work.
Even after fighting with his disease, he never off to his duty and was a real fighter, who never let his work suffered because of his deadly disease.
It was the love and dedication of Parikar that made him the chief minister of Goa for four times.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was also active on social media and kept on updating about his work and contributions for his state and country. He had tweeted for the last time on the micro-blogging site on 11th March 2019.
In his tweet, he had paid tribute to Goa’s first chief minister Dayanand Bandodkar on his birth anniversary on 11th March.
Manohar Parrikar wrote, ‘Tributes to Goa's first Chief Minister Dayanand (Bhausaheb) Bandodkar on his birth anniversary. We remember his invaluable contribution to building a strong foundation for Goa's progress.’
Tributes to Goa's first Chief Minister Dayanand (Bhausaheb) Bandodkar on his birth anniversary. We remember his invaluable contribution in building a strong foundation for Goa's progress.— Manohar Parrikar (@manoharparrikar) March 12, 2019
Meanwhile, the whole nation mourning over the demise of Manohar Parrikar and expressed their grief on the social media.
From PM Modi to Rahul Gandhi, all other politicians and netizens have extended their condolences on Twitter.
Shri Manohar Parrikar was an unparalleled leader.— Chowkidar Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 17, 2019
A true patriot and exceptional administrator, he was admired by all. His impeccable service to the nation will be remembered by generations.
Deeply saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and supporters.
Om Shanti. pic.twitter.com/uahXme3ifp
I am deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Goa CM, Shri Manohar Parrikar Ji, who bravely battled a debilitating illness for over a year.— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) March 17, 2019
Respected and admired across party lines, he was one of Goa’s favourite sons.
My condolences to his family in this time of grief.
Entire BJP stands firmly with Parrikar ji’s family. I along with millions of BJP karyakartas and importantly the people of Goa, who were his family, express my deepest condolences. May God give the bereaved family strength to withstand this tragic loss. Om Shanti Shanti Shanti. pic.twitter.com/HWFA4gtSnX— Chowkidar Amit Shah (@AmitShah) March 17, 2019
Manohar Parrikar leaves behind many admirers, many who looked upon him as an idol. My condolences to his loved ones, colleagues & supporters. Om Shanti 🙏🏼— Chowkidar Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) March 17, 2019