Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has passed away on Sunday after a prolonged illness. He was 63. The former Defence Minister's health, which has been fluctuating for a year, took a turn for the worse in the past two days. The condition of Parrikar turned "extremely critical" on Sunday, the Chief Minister's Office had tweeted.
He was suffering from a serious pancreatic ailment and undergoing treatment at his private residence at Dona Paula.
President Ram Nath Kovind expressed his grief on Parrikar's demise.