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Parrikar's condition stable, says former BJP MLA

IANS  |  Panaji 

A former BJP MLA on Saturday confirmed that ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health was stable amid reports that his condition had worsened.

Siddhath Kunkolienkar, who is also Parrikar's close aide, said that state government doctors were conducting regular check-ups on him.

"Currently there are doctors from the Medical College (GMC). Regular check-ups are being conducted... He is stable," Kunkolienkar told the media after visiting Parrikar's residence near Panaji.

Parrikar was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic in February 2018.

Earlier on Saturday, said that Parrikar's health had deteriorated due to a sharp drop in his blood pressure.

The in a statement dismissed the claim, saying: "With respect to some reports in media it is hereby stated that honourable Chief Minister's health parameters continue to be stable".

The former has been in and out of hospitals in Goa, Mumbai, and since he was diagnosed with

He was admitted to the Medical College for nearly a week last month after he suffered from internal bleeding.

Earlier this month, he was admitted to the GMC for "tests and examinations", but was released from the hospital on the same day.



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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 12:54 IST