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Governor reluctant to give update on CM's health: Goa Congress

IANS  |  Panaji 

Demanding to know the exact medical condition of ailing Manohar Parrikar, a on Monday said that even was reluctant to give a health update on Parrikar to the Opposition.

"There is no official statement. So we asked the but she was reluctant to tell me. She said she will talk to him (Parrikar) today. She is not making any commitment.

"So I told her that we have to have an official statement from her which is required in the interest of the state," legislative party told reporters outside Raj Bhavan, after leaders met the on Monday.

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

Parrikar has been unable to attend office for nearly two months now.

While there has been no medical bulletin by the about the exact nature of Parrikar's medical condition, informal notes circulated by the have repeatedly said he suffers from "mild pancreatitis" and that he will be returning to in May.

The Congress on Monday also demanded a medical bulletin on the health of the

"We need an update of the health, treatment from a person of capability and capacity who has got some relevance to the government. Not somebody's PA. The people and as an Opposition we would like to know what is the condition of the Chief Minister," Reginaldo said.



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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 17:12 IST