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Manohar Parrikar: Man with a single minded devotion to take Goa forward

He was an exceptional IITian, an exceptional politician and above all, an exceptional human being

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Manohar Parrikar  |  Narendra Modi  |  Rahul Gandhi

Shreekant Sambrani 



Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar dies after long illness. He was 63

There is a genuine sense of loss and sorrow at the passing of Manohar Parrikar, and not just among political classes. An extremely unassuming and dedicated man, he fought valiantly the pancreatic cancer that was devouring him and bore his immense suffering stoically, much the same way as Steve Jobs did. He continued to serve till the end. It takes the 'genius' of to interpret this as a sign of Mr Parrikar blackmailing Prime Minister because he, Parrikar, apparently had secret Rafale files showing Mr Modi's culpability.

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First Published: Tue, March 19 2019. 11:02 IST

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