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Manohar Parrikar
मनोहर पर्रीकर
Manohar Parrikar
Minister of Defence
In office
9 November 2014 – 14 March 2017
Prime MeenisterNarendra Modi]]
Precedit biArun Jaitley
Succeedit biArun Jaitley
Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)[1]
In office
26 November 2014 – 2 September 2017
ConstituencyUttar Pradesh
Chief Minister of Goa
In office
9 March 2012 – 8 November 2014
GovrenorK Sankaranarayanan
Bharat Vir Wanchoo
Margaret Alva
Om Prakash Kohli
Mridula Sinha
Precedit biDigambar Kamat
Succeedit biLaxmikant Parsekar]]
In office
24 October 2000 – 2 February 2005
GovrenorMohammed Fazal
Kidar Nath Sahani
Mohammed Fazal
S C Jamir
Precedit biFrancisco Sardinha
Succeedit biPratapsingh Rane
Personal details
BornManohar Gopalakrishna Prabhu Parrikar
(1955-12-13) 13 December 1955 (age 68)
Mapuçá, Goa, Portuguese India (now in India)
Dee'd17 Mairch 2019 (aged 63)
Delhi, Indie
Poleetical pairtyBharatiya Janata Party
Spoose(s)Medha Parrikar
Bairns2 (Sons)
Alma materIndian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar (born 13 Dizember 1955; deed 17 Mairch 2019) wis an Indian politician from the Bharatiya Janata Pairty. Afore bein inductit intae the Cooncil o Meenisters o the Union Govrenment on 9 November 2014, he servit as the Chief Meenister o Goa, first frae 2000 tae 2005 an later frae Mairch 2012 tae November 2014, an agin frae 14 Mairch 2017 tae his daith.[2][3][4] He is a member o the Rajya Sabha frae Uttar Pradesh.[5]

Early life

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Parrikar was born at Mapusa, Goa[6][7][8] in a Hindu faimily.[9] He studiet at Loyola Heich Schuil, Margao. He completit his seicontar eddication in Marathi an went on tae graduate in metallurgical ingineerin frae IIT Bombay[7] in 1978. He is the first IIT graduate tae become the Chief Meenister o ony Indie state. He was awarded by IIT Bombay with the Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2001. Manohar Parrikar and Nandan Nilekani, Chairman of the new Unique Identification Authority of Indie (UIDAI) had graduated thegither from IIT Bombay in the year 1978.[4]

Political career

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He is a member o Bharatiya Janata Pairty (BJP) an is the first Chief Meenister o Goa frae his pairty. He wis first electit tae the Seicont Legislative Assembly o the State o Goa in 1994. He wis the leader o the opposition frae Juin tae November 1999. He became the Chief Meenister o Goa for the first time on 24 October 2000, but his tenur lastit anerly till 27 Februar 2002. On 5 Juin 2002, he wis re-electit an became the Chief Meenister again.

On 29 Januar 2005, his govrenment wis reducit tae a minority in the assembly efter fower BJP MLAs resigned frae the Hoose. Housomeivver, Parrikar pruivit his majority in the hoose bi Februar 2005. In 2007, the Parrikar-led BJP wis defeatit in the Goa state elections bi the Indie Naitional Congress led bi Digambar Kamat. His pairty became victorious ance again efter the BJP an allees wan 24 seats against INC's 9 seats in the Goa Assembly Elections held in Mairch 2012.


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2014 campaign committee

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  2. "Manohar Parrikar takes oath as Goa chief minister". 9 Mairch 2012. Archived frae the original on 9 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2012. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
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  5. "Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is now a Rajya Sabha MP from UP : North, News". India Today. 13 November 2014. Retrieved 3 Februar 2016.
  6. "Goa: CM Candidates : Manohar Parrikar". Archived frae the original on 2 Juin 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
  7. a b "Shri. Manohar Parrikar | Goa MLA | Goa Legislative Assembly". Archived frae the original on 26 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
  8. Prabhu Manohar Parrikar(Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)):Constituency- PANAJI(NORTH GOA) - Affidavit Information of Candidate:
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