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Goa needs a new leader, CM Manohar Parrikar is unwell: Union minister

Manohar Parrikar has been undergoing treatment for a pancreatic ailment for several months now and arrived in the state on October 14 post hospitalisation at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.

india Updated: Nov 10, 2018 09:00 IST
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Union Minister Shripad Naik Friday said a change in leadership in Goa is a “requirement” “today or tomorrow” considering the health of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. (PTI)

Union Minister Shripad Naik Friday said a change in leadership in Goa is a “requirement” “today or tomorrow” considering the health of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Parrikar has been undergoing treatment for a pancreatic ailment for several months now and arrived in the state on October 14 post hospitalisation at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi.

“We will have to have a change in leadership either today or tomorrow. It is a requirement. You all know that the chief ministers health is not well but still he is working under such circumstances,” the Union AYUSH minister said on the sidelines of a press conference here to announce International Yoga Day.

While there has been periodic talk about a change in leadership in the state, the BJP has consistently ruled it out.

First Published: Nov 10, 2018 08:53 IST