India’s former defence minister Manohar Parrikar dies at the age of 63

My Times Today. Goa Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manohar Parrikar died on Sunday in Panaji after suffering from a prolonged illness. He was 63.

The BJP leader had been undergoing treatment for pancreatic ailment in hospitals in New York, Goa, Mumbai and Delhi since February 2018.

A frail Parrikar had made rare public appearances in the past few months and was mostly recuperating at his home in Dona Paula.