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Who is Manohar Parrikar?
• Manohar Parrikar was elected to Legislative Assembly of Goa in 1994. • In October 2000, he became the Chief Minister of Goa for the first time but could not complete his 5 year tenure and was abrupted in February 2002.
What was the cause of death of Goa CM Manohar Parrikar?
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away at the age of 63 on Sunday. He was suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer since February last year. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away at the age of 63 on Sunday.
Why does Manohar Parrikar ride a bicycle to the Vidhan Sabha?
Manohar Parrikar believes in simplicity and has been seen riding a bicycle to the Goa Vidhan Sabha. He prefers to travel by public transport. During his tenure as the CM of Goa, he did not move to the bigger house, the one allotted by the government, and preferred living in his own house. He did not upgrade his car as well.
What happened to Rajnath Parrikar?
Parrikar saw his worst days before he was sworn in as Goa Chief Minister in 2000. His wife could not defeat cancer and collapsed a month before he was to take oath as a CM. He, however, moved on with the management of the province and parenting his two sons.
Who is Rajnath Parrikar?
• Parrikar became a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) member at a young age and when he was in the final years of his schooling, he became a chief instructor for the organisation. • He resumed RSS work in Goa and managed a private business after graduating from IIT Bombay.
What did Parrikar say about LK Advani in 2009?
Parrikar in 2009 called LK Advani a rancid pickle and added that his period was over, maybe a couple of years more. He further added that Advani should then mentor the party and be available whenever we need him. In late 2014, he got the charge of Defence Minister in the Union Cabinet.