Manohar Parrikar Biography, Wiki, Health, Age, Family, Caste, Wife, and More

Manoj Parrikar

Early Life

Prabhu Manohar Parrikar was born on 13 December 1955 in Mapusa Goa. His fathers name is Gopalkrishna Parrikar and mothers name is Radhabai Parrikar .


He had studied in Loyola High School, Margao. He did his secondary education in Marathi. He was graduated in metallurgical engineering from the IIT Bombay in 1978. He became the first IITians to become an MLA in the country.

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Manohar Parrikar joined the RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) at a very young age. He was very active member in the RSS’s North Goa unit. At the age of 26 he became sanghchalak.

Parrikar contested as a BJP candidate and got elected to assembly in 1994. later he became the chief minister of Goa on 24 October 2000.

Manoj Parrikar

Biography / Wiki

Weight76 Kgs
Hair ColorWhite
Eye ColorBlack
Birth PlaceMapusa
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Marital StatusWidower
WifeLate Medhar Parrikar

Positions held

Chief Minister of Goa 2000–2005
Chief Minister of Goa 2012–2014
Minister of Defence 2014–2017
Chief Minister of Goa 2017–present (2019)

Unknown Facts

Does he smoke: Not Known

Does He drink alcohol? Not known

He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the year 2018.

His wife Late Medha Parrikar has died with cancer.

His both children are not into politics

He is the first CM in India who had come from IIT

He proposed Narendra Modi as PM Candidate

As a CM, he preferred staying in his own house rather moving to Big Government house.

He went to Goa assembly on bicycle. He believes simplicity

He was announced as ‘The Best Chief Minister’ in 2004 by India Today magazine.

He is known as Mr. Clean in Goa.

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Manohar Parrikar (63), the Chief Minister and former Defence Minister died at his residence on Sunday  17th March 2019. He was suffering with Pancreatic Cancer from Long time. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had expressed his grief condolence. President Ram Nath Kovind had offered condolence.

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