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Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar cremated with state honours in Panaji

Mar 18, 2019 20:37 IST
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A day after Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away after a year-long, brave battle with pancreatic cancer, his cremation was held at the Miramar Beach in Goa. Thousands turned up to pay homage to one of Goa’s tallest leaders, as Prime Minister Modi consoled the grieving family members of the former Defence Minister. Parrikar was cremated with full state honours. BJP President Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states were present at the cremation ceremony. Tributes poured in from across the political spectrum.