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Parrikar's urns to be taken across Goa;CM predicts BJP victory

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Monday distributed the urns containing the ashes of his predecessor among BJP workers.

Addressing a gathering, he said that the urns to be taken across all the 40 assembly segments in the state would ensure victory of the BJP with a huge margin in elections.

The bypolls to three assembly constituencies and both the Lok Sabha seats--North and South Goa--will be held on April 23.

"We have to fulfill his (Parrikar's) dream of seeing Narendra Modi becoming once again. Parrikar is not with us to address the election campaign.

"But I am confident that the urns containing his ashes that would be taken around will give us victory with a huge margin, and you will make it possible," the said.

Parrikar, 63, died of on March 17.

He was cremated with state and military honours at the

also appealed to people to share their experiences with Parrikar over years, which could be compiled and printed in a form of a book in the next six months.

He also announced that a state-level event would be held at on March 28 in memory of Parrikar, which would be attended by and others.

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First Published: Mon, March 25 2019. 21:05 IST