Parrikar expected to arrive in Goa tomorrow


Panaji: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is likely to arrive  back in the state on Sunday from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi where he is admitted for his pancreatic ailment.

Parrikar, 62, was shifted to AIIMS on September 14 after for his follow up treatment.

“The Chief Minister is likely to be brought to Goa in a special flight on Sunday from New Delhi. The doctors who are treating him at the hospital would certify on Sunday morning whether he is fit to travel back home,” a senior chief minister’s office official said.

Parrikar had met the BJP’s Goa Core Committee and coalition partners at AIIMS on Friday to discuss about State Administration, pending developmental works and distribution of additional portfolios to the cabinet members.

Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik who had met Parrikar at AIIMS had said that he would be returning to the State during Diwali.

Parrikar has been ailing since mid-Feb and was treated at different hospitals including State run Goa Medical College and Hospital, Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital, a private hospital in the USA, another hospital in North Goa and finally was taken to AIIMS.


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