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Goa BJP says CM responding well to treatment, slams media

IANS  |  Panaji 

Claiming that was responding well to treatment abroad, the state BJP on Tuesday slammed the media for its repeated questions on his health.

and the party's rejected the demand for regular bulletins on the health of Parrikar, under treatment in the US for

"The is not well -- everybody knows it. He is being treated and is showing good recovery. And when he is fit to travel, as per the medical advice, he will fly back from the US," Cabral said.

Parrikar was moved to a medical facility in last month, a few weeks after he was first hospitalised on February 15, when he experienced

Parrikar, who was hospitalised in and earlier, has not attended office for nearly two months.

While there were no health bulletins by medical professionals on the severity of Parrikar's ailment, informal updates from the have maintained that he is suffering from "mild pancreatitis".

Responding to criticism by the over Parrikar's decision to appoint a three-Minister committee to run the state in his absence, the drew similarities between Goa and which were, he claimed, governed by committees of ministers in the absence of the

"A similar thing has happened in when four of its ailing Chief Ministers have been admitted to hospitals in and abroad. Similar committees were formed and that state has functioned well," Cabral said.



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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 21:32 IST