Dimapur, March 17: Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio has expressed shock and grief at the demise of Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister of Goa, who passed away on Sunday at Goa.
In a condolence message, Rio stated that Parrikar was known for his transparent, efficient and prompt decisions and earned the respect of the masses as the Chief Minister of the common man.
In his demise, the State of Goa in particular and the country in general has lost a tall, renowned and decisive leader, Rio stated and on behalf of the Government and the citizens of Nagaland and on behalf of his family, expressed deepest condolences to the members of the bereaved family. He also prayed that Almighty God grant them strength and solace to bear this painful loss.
Deputy Chief Minister of Nagaland and State BLP leader, Y Patton has expressed anguish over the death of Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister of Goa and former Minister of Defence, after prolonged illness at Panaji .
According to Patton, Parrikar joined politics at an early age and has been instrumental in shaping modern Goa, also adding that being a cut above the rest, he steered his state to stability during difficult times.
In his death, the state of Goa and the nation has lost a visionary leader who served the people till his last breath, he said and along with the State BJP legislators conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul to find eternal peace. (Page News Service)