Padma to my father will be inspirational to every Goan: Utpal Parrikar
Panaji: Late Manohar Parrikar’s son, Utpal on Saturday said that honouring his father with Padma award will be inspirational to every Goan including himself.
Utpal is an elder son of late Manohar Parrikar, who was bestowed Padma Bhushan award on the eve of Republic Day on Saturday.
Reacting to the announcement, Utpal tweeted “Thank You Prime Minister @narendramodi ji and HM @AmitShah ji for bestowing Padma Bhushan award in recognition of my father @manoharparrikar ‘s contribution towards public service and whatever small part he played towards nation building.”
“This will be inspirational to every Goan including myself that although we come from a very small state like Goa can contribute immensely towards nation!,” he said in another tweet.