The State unit of BJP on Monday paid rich tributes to the late Manohar Parrikar, former defence minister of India and the incumbent chief minister of Goa, at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar.
BJP State president, Ravinder Raina, union MoS in PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh, MP (Lok Sabha), Jugal Kishore Sharma, former deputy chief minister, Kavinder Gupta, State general secretary (organisation) Ashok Kaul, MLC Ashok Khajuria and former minister, Sat Sharma (CA) along with all the other senior leaders from state BJP paid rich tributes to the departed soul.
Ravinder Raina, while remembering the noble soul of late Manohar Parrikar, who left for heavenly abode, said that the Bharat Mata has lost a truly devoted gentleman. He said that Parrikar was a true son of soil who served the mother Earth till his last breath even though he was suffering from chronic debilitating illness.
Dr Jatindra Singh, while paying tributes, remembered his contributions in the smooth and successful running of affairs in the government headed by PM Modi. Citing certain examples, he said that the loss of Parrikar has given birth to a void, which cannot be fulfilled.
Jugal Kishore Sharma, while paying tributes, said that by his working, Parrikar has set certain standards, that should be the influencing the lives of a person living in public life. He said that his life history will act as a beacon for the coming generations.
Ashok Kaul, while paying tributes, threw light on the life history and works of Manohar Parrikar.