Manohar Parrikar Wiki, Age, Biography, Death, Wife, Family & More

Manohar Parrikar Wiki, Age, Biography, Death, Wife, Family & More

Manohar Parrikar was an Indian politician and he was the leader of BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party). He was the Chief Minister (CM) of Goa from 14 March 2017 to till his death. Earlier he was the Chief Minister of Goa from 2000 to 2005 and from 2012 to 2014. He was born on 13 December 1955 in Mapusa town in Goa, India. He died at the age of 63. Let us know more about him.

Manohar Parrikar Biography/Wiki/Personal Information


Full NameManohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar
Age63 Years Old (At the time of his Death)
Date of Birth13 December 1955
Date Of Death17 March 2019
Cause Of DeathPancreatic Cancer
Place Of DeathAt the house of his son in Panaji, Goa
BirthplaceMapusa, Goa, India
HometownMapusa, Goa, India
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Address104, South Block, New Delhi
Zodiac Sign/Star SignSagittarius
DebutRSS endorsed Manohar Parrikar to BJP with the goal of fighting the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party. In 1994, Manohar was elected to Member of Legislative Assembly of Goa.


Manohar Parrikar Height, Weight & Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.)in Feet-Inches – 5’ 7.5”
in meters – 1.75 m
in centimeters – 175 cm
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms – 72 Kg
in Pounds – 158 lbs
Body Measurements38 – 34 – 13 Inches
Chest Size38 Inches
Waist Size34 Inches
Biceps Size13 Inches
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorWhite


Manohar Parrikar Family Members And Relatives

FatherGopalkrishna Parrikar
MotherRadhabai Parrikar
BrotherAvdhut Parrikar & Suresh Parrikar
SisterNot Available


Manohar Parrikar Wife & Marital Status

Marital StatusWidower
Wife/SpouseMedha Parrikar (Late) (Died of Cancer in 2001)
ChildrenSon: Abhijit Parrikar, Utpal Parrikar
Daughter: Not Available


Manohar Parrikar Wife Photo, Manohar Parrikar With His Wife Photo
Manohar Parrikar With His Wife

Manohar Parrikar Education And School, College

Educational QualificationB.Tech in Metallurgical Engineering
SchoolLoyola High School, Margao, Goa
New Goa High School, Mapusa, Goa Poona Board
College/ UniversitySt. Xaviers College, Mapusa, Goa,
Bombay University, India
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India

Manohar Parrikar Favorites Things/Like & Dislike

Favorite PoliticianNarendra Modi


Manohar Parrikar Money Factor

Net Worth₹ 3.5 Crore (As in 2014)
Salary / Income₹ 52,000


Manohar Parrikar Children’s

Manohar Parrikar had 2 sons the eldest son is Utpal Parrikar and younger son Abhijit Parrikar. Both are married now. The little son Abhijit was married in 2013 six years ago and the Politician Rajnath Singh also attended that marriage.

Manohar Parrikar son Abhijit Parrikar Marriage
Manohar Parrikar son Abhijit Parrikar Marriage Pictures

Manohar had allowed his both sons to choose a career in their own way.

As a result, the eldest son Utpal Parrikar showed the talent in engineering while walking on the footsteps of his father. The difference was that Utpal chooses the Michigan State University of America instead of Mumbai IIT like his father. They went there to read there. During his studies, he met Uma, who studied at the University of California. After a couple of days, they both got married.

Utpal Parrikar (Manohar Parrikar’s son) with his wife Uma Parrikar
Utpal Parrikar with his wife Uma Parrikar

Utpal returned to Goa after studying. But they are better understood to start their business rather than going in politics. He read from abroad and his wife has a strong mind and immense opportunities for business in Goa, he soon started interfering in almost all major businesses in Goa. After a few days, both of them had a son. His name is Dhruv.

Utpal Parrikar with his father

Utpal remained close to his father in the last moments of his father. For the past few months, Utpal was seen worshiping for his father’s health or in a few political programs with his father. But they never saw in any political ambition

Utpal Parrikar (Manohar Parrikar's son)

In 2014, when his father left the state’s politics and went to the center of politics. Then there was a complete opportunity for Utpal Parrikar to pursue his father’s work, but then he focused on his business only. Most of the time, he also lives outside the country.

Likewise, younger son Abhijit Parrikar choose to his brother’s profession rather than choosing his father’s profession. After completing his studies, Abhijit went to various types of business in Goa. In the year 2013, he married a pharmacist girl. His wife’s name is Sai Parrikar. Together they manage their business in Goa.

Abhijeet has been looking and focusing his more attention on the business. His elder brother had completely kept his focus on his father’s health.

Manohar Parrikar Political Carrier

Manohar joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at a young age and in the final years of his schooling, he became a Mukhya Shikshak (Chief Instructor).

Manohar’s political career was started in the year 1994 when he became an MLA in the Goa’s Legislative Assembly.

In 2000 he became the Chief Minister of Goa for the first time and continued till 2005.

He was again declared the chief minister in 2012, but in November 2014 he resigned from the post as he had to move to Delhi as PM Narendra Modi named Manohar Parrikar for the post of Defence Minister of India.

In 2014 he got the post of Defence Minister of India with this he became Goa’s first politician to get such a high rank in the central government. He said that he was trembling as the Defense Minister on the first day and before joining the post did not know about military ranks.

In March 2017 he resigned from the post of Defence Minister of India and sworn in as Chief Minister of Goa.

On October 27, 2018, Goa’s Health Minister Vishwajit Rane announced that Manohar is suffering from pancreatic cancer.

Manohar Parrikar Death:

He died on 17 March 2019 at the age of 63 years old due to advanced pancreatic cancer at his home in Panaji, Goa. His death was declared by India’s President Ram Nath Kovind via Tweet.

Manohar Parrikar death news was declared by Ram Nath Kovind


Manohar Parrikar Awards

He had received three big awards which were listed below.

Distinguished Alumnus Award IIT-MUMBAI (2001)
CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in politics category (2012)
Honorary Doctorate by National Institute of Technology Goa on 28 September 2018. (2018)


Some Photos Manohar Parrikar


Manohar Parrikar With Prime Minster Narendra Modi
Manohar Parrikar With Prime Minster Narendra Modi


Manohar Parrikar Smiling Photos, Manohar Parrikar Wiki, Age, Biography, Death, Wife, Family & More


Photo Of Manohar Parrikar When He Was Suffering From Cancer
Photo Of Manohar Parrikar When He Was Suffering From Cancer
Manohar Parrikar Death News, Wiki, Age, Biography, Death, Wife, Family & More


Manohar Parrikar Funeral Photo
Manohar Parrikar Funeral Photo


Manohar Parrikar Social Media Accounts And Channels

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