Follow Us:
Saturday, October 16, 2021

CM Laxmikant Parsekar appeals media to not give attention to those questioning Parrikar’s visit to Goa

"I appeal media not to give undue publicity to the statements made by opposition parties (questioning Parrikar's presence in Goa)," he said.

By: PTI | Panaji |
October 11, 2016 1:27:12 pm
Goa, laxmikant parsekar, manohar parrikar, Goa CM, goa chief minister, parrikar goa visit, parrikar visit to goa, parsekar defends parrikar Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar.

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has appealed to media not to give undue publicity to statements by opposition parties questioning Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s frequent visits to his home state.

WATCH VIDEO: Parrikar: Credit For Surgical Strikes Goes To Army And 127 Cr Indians

 

“Goa is his home town. He has to come here to see how the state government is functioning, how the party is functioning, how his friends are, how his family is. He is concerned about all this,” Parsekar said addressing a public meeting in Mapusa town Monday evening, where Parrikar was present.

“There are some political opponents who raise questions about his visits to Goa. He is the Defence Minister of the entire nation. Goa is part of India. So what’s wrong about his visit here?” the chief minister asked.

WATCH VIDEO: Surgical Strikes: No Need To Show Evidence Of PoK Strikes, Says Government Sources

“I appeal media not to give undue publicity to the statements made by opposition parties (questioning Parrikar’s presence in Goa),” he said.

In his speech, Parsekar referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as ‘yugpurush’, saying he has the capacity to be the world leader, and expressed happiness that he selected Parrikar to handle the important Defence portfolio.

Start your day the best way
with the Express Morning Briefing

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by indianexpress.com.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
X