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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away on Sunday evening. The first BJP to be Goa Chief Minister, Parrikar headed the state from 2000-05 and 2012-14, before joining the Narendra Modi government as Defence Minister from 2014. He returned to state politics in 2017 as CM.
People will be allowed to pay their last respects to the chief minister at the academy between 11 am and 4 pm, PTI quoted a BJP spokesperson as saying. Parrikar's final journey will begin after 4 pm when his remains will be taken to Miramar area in a procession, the spokesperson said, adding that the final rites will be performed at 5 pm.