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Manohar Parrikar

Indian politician

Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar (13 December 1955 – 17 March 2019) was an Indian politician. He was the leader of Bharatiya Janata Party. He was the Chief Minister of Goa from 14 March 2017 to 17 March 2019.[2][3] He was Chief Minister of Goa from 2000 to 2005 and from 2012 to 2014. He worked under Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Defence Minister of India from 2014 to 2017.

Manohar Parrikar
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10th Chief Minister of Goa
In office
14 March 2017 – 17 March 2019
GovernorMridula Sinha
Preceded byLaxmikant Parsekar
Succeeded byPramod Sawant
In office
9 March 2012 – 8 November 2014
GovernorKateekal Sankaranarayanan
Bharat Vir Wanchoo
Margaret Alva
Om Prakash Kohli[1]
Mridula Sinha
Preceded byDigambar Kamat
Succeeded byLaxmikant Parsekar
In office
24 October 2000 – 2 February 2005
GovernorMohammed Fazal
Kidar Nath Sahani
Mohammed Fazal
S. C. Jamir
Preceded byFrancisco Sardinha
Succeeded byPratapsingh Rane
Minister of Defence
In office
9 November 2014 – 13 March 2017
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byArun Jaitley
Succeeded byArun Jaitley
Member of the Goa Legislative Assembly
from Panaji
In office
1994 – 25 November 2014
Preceded byJoan Baptista Florino Gonsalves
Succeeded bySidharth Kuncalienker
In office
28 August 2017 – 17 March 2019
Preceded bySidharth Kuncalienker
Succeeded byTBA
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha for Uttar Pradesh
In office
26 November 2014 – 2 September 2017
Preceded byKusum Rai
Succeeded byHardeep Singh Puri
Personal details
Born
Manohar Gopalakrishna Prabhu Parrikar

(1955-12-13)13 December 1955
Mapusa, Goa, Portuguese India
(now in Goa, India)
Died17 March 2019(2019-03-17) (aged 63)
Panaji, Goa, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Medha Parrikar (1981 - 2001)(her death)
ChildrenUtpal Parrikar
Abhijit Parrikar
ResidencePanaji, Goa, India
New Delhi, India
Alma materIndian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai

In October 2018, it was announced that Parrikar had pancreatic cancer.[4] He died on 17 March 2019 from the disease at his home in Panaji, Goa at the age of 63.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bureau, F. P. J. (8 August 2014). "OP Kohli takes over as Goa Governor".
  2. Desk, Internet. "Manohar Parrikar to take oath as Goa CM tomorrow". The Hindu. Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  3. "Manohar Parrikar appointed as new Goa Chief Minister". The Economic Times. 14 March 2017.
  4. Kamat, Prakash (27 October 2018). "Manohar Parrikar has pancreatic cancer, reveals Goa Health Minister" – via www.thehindu.com.
  5. Kamat, Prakash (17 March 2019). "President Ram Nath Kovind announces death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar". The Hindu. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  6. Niharika Banerjee (17 March 2019). "Manohar Parrikar, Goa Chief Minister, Dies At 63 After Battling Cancer: Updates". NDTV. Retrieved 17 March 2019.