New Delhi, Feb 26: Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar was again rushed to Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), after he complained of uneasiness on Sunday evening. The hospital authorities also confirmed that the 62-year-old CM has been re-admitted due to symptoms of dehydration and blood pressure. Also Read - Manohar Parrikar Demise: Goa Minister Orders Probe Into Purification Ritual at Venue
“Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had slight dehydration, he was taking treatment at home. Doctors at GMC advised to treat him in GMC, he is responding well to the treatment and is under observation,”CMO, GMC hospital said. Also Read - Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Wins Floor Test After 20 MLAs Vote in His Favour
Earlier on February 22, Parrikar was discharged from Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital, a week after he was admitted there and treated for a pancreatic ailment. Also Read - Goa Government to Face Floor Test Today; CM Pramod Sawant Confident of Victory, Says 'Our Allies Backing us'
On Saturday, special prayers were also held at Panaji’s Immaculate Conception Church for the health and speedy recovery of Parrikar. Lord Hanuman Shree Maruti Temple in Dhavem village in Sattari taluka, 45 km from Panaji, was the first to perform a puja, where hundreds of villagers recited the ‘Mahamrutyujay Mantra Jaap’, a prayer from the Rigveda.
“We have begun reciting the mantra, which will continue for two days. We will continuously chant the mantra seeking God’s blessing for the health of our chief minister. We are sure that Parrikar will be back in the state soon as we need him. He is a chief minister who is connected to the masses. He has touched the life of every person in the state,” villager Rama Marathe, who took part in the recitation of the prayer, stated.