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Why is Parrikar's health status a secret: Goa Congress

IANS  |  Panaji 

Congress on Wednesday slammed the BJP and the ruling alliance for keeping Manohar Parrikar's health status a "secret", saying that even senior BJP leaders close to Parrikar have not been informed about his medical condition.

Naik said that in absence of Parrikar, who is undergoing in a US hospital, there was no functional government in the state and the administration had gone haywire.

"The status of his health has been kept a secret from his close party people. Till today there is no official statement about the Chief Minister's health. It is a very bad practice," Naik said.

He said that the people of deserved to know about the medical status of their

"Who is there to take responsibility for the mess we are in? The is not here. There is virtually no government in and administration is missing at all levels," Naik said.

Parrikar was moved to the US facility in March, a few weeks after he was first hospitalised in in Mumbai on February 15 when he experienced

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".



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 18:28 IST