Manohar Parrikar Cremated With Full State Honours in Panaji

The final rites of Manohar Parrikar will be performed at 5 pm, at Miramar beach.

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The last rites of Manohar Parrikar will be performed at 5 pm, at the Miramar beach.
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Late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was cremated with full state honours at Miramar Beach in Panaji on Monday, 18 March. Thousands of people attended the ceremony to pay their last respects.

Earlier, PM Narendra Modi paid homage to Parrikar. His mortal remains were brought to the BJP office for party workers to pay their respects.

Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Smriti Irani, and Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi also paid tributes to Parrikar.

Parrikar passed away at the age of 63 on Sunday, 17 March, at his private residence in Dona Paula near the state capital after battling a pancreatic ailment since February last year.

Snapshot
  • Parrikar’s last rites performed at Miramar beach in Panaji
  • He was accorded full state honours as thousands thronged the site to pay last respects
  • Goa now in political frenzy, as Congress stakes claim to form government

Read all the live updates on political developments in Goa here.

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5:49 PM , 18 Mar

Manohar Parrikar Cremated

Late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was cremated with full state honours at Miramar beach in Panaji in Goa with thousands joining the cortege to bid him a fond farewell.

Earlier, mortal remains of the 63-year-old senior BJP leader were kept in a flower-decked hearse which left the Kala Academy for Miramar beach.

4:54 PM , 18 Mar

Parrikar's Last Journey Begins

Thousands joined late Goa CM Manohar Parrikar’s last journey. The last rites will be performed at SAG grounds in Campal, reports NDTV. Parrikar would be accorded a state funeral with full military honours, according to the home ministry.

3:16 PM , 18 Mar

Defence Minister Pays Last Respects

Manohar Parrikar Cremated With Full State Honours in Panaji
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/@DefenceMinIndia)

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman paid her last respects to Manohar Parrikar on Monday, 18 March.

2:49 PM , 18 Mar

PM Modi, Union Ministers Pay Tributes to Parrikar

PM Narendra Modi paid homage to late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in Panaji on Monday, 18 March. Thousands of people thronged the streets of the state capital to catch a final glimpse of Parrikar, as his mortal remains was brought to the BJP office for party workers to pay their respects.

Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Smriti Irani, Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi also paid their tributes to Parrikar.


Published: 18 Mar 2019, 11:52 AM IST
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