Goa CM Manohar Parrikar likely to return to India from the US

Parrikar who had complained about experiencing pain in his pancreas is in the US for treatment

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According to sources, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar (62) is likely to return to India. Last week, Parrikar was admitted to Bandra’s Lilavati Hospital and after diagnosis, he was asked to go the US for further treatment. However, New York’s famous Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center gave him the preliminary treatment but have advised him to continue the treatment in India. 

When did he leave for the USA?

Parrikar who was feeling pain in his pancreas was admitted to Lilavati Hospital on March 5, 2018. Mumbai Live published that he was suffering from pancreatic cancer. However, Lilavati Hospital rejected Mumbai Live's report. It was being told that he might fly to the US for further treatment. Likewise, he left for the US on March 7, 2018, this was confirmed by Goa CMO office. 

Earlier, Parrikar wrote to Goa Governor Mridula Sinha that he would be leaving for the US for further treatment. In addition to this, he formed the Cabinet Advisory Committee who will work in his absence to guide the state administration. The committee comprises of Francis D'Souza (BJP), Sudin Dhavalikar (Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party) and Vijay Sardesai (Goa Forward Party). 

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