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Know about ‘The Man of Simplicity’ “Manohar Parrikar”
Dear GK Reader, as you all know, The Man of Simplicity, Mr. Manohar Parrikar four-times Goa’s Chief Minister died on 17-March-2019 at the age of 63, he was the People loving Chief Minister of Goa State. He lived his life in a simple way and this style made him the different personality of Indian Politics. On 17-March-2019 President Ram Nath Kovind condoled the news of Manohar Parikal death. The Goa Government has declared one day holiday on Monday (17-March-2019) and seven days of sorrow. Below are few notes on his entire life which describe him in a better way.
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Top 20 Facts about “Manohar Parrikar”
- Manohar Parrikar was born in 13 December 1955.
- He was an Indian politician and leader of Bharatiya Janata Party.
- He was the Chief Minister of Goa(2000-2005, 2012-2014, 2017-2019).
- He serves as Defense Minister of India from 2014 to 2017.
- He was a former member of the “Rajya Sabha” from Uttar Pradesh.
- Manohar Parrikar was born in Mapusa, Goa.
- He studied at Loyola High School, Margao.
- He completed his secondary education in Marathi and after that went on to graduate in metallurgical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay).
- In 1978 he was the first IIT alumnus to serve as MLA of Indian state Goa.
- He was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 2001.
- He was active in the RSS’s North Goa unit, becoming a key organizer of the “Ram Janmabhoomi movement”.
- He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Goa in 1994.
- He was leader of the opposition from June to November 1999.
- He became Chief Minister of Goa for the first time in 24 October 2000.
- On 5 June 2002, he was re-elected and served another term as Chief Minister.
- Parrikar had represented the “Panaji” constituency in the Goa Legislative Assembly.
- He served as Defense Minister of India from 9 Nov. 2014 – 13 March 2017.
- He passed away on 17 March 2019 at the age of 63 years.
- He was suffering from Pancreatic Cancer.
- He died in 17-March-2019.
List of Defense Ministers of India:
|S. NO.||Name||Term of office||Political party /Alliance|
|1||Baldev Singh||2 Sept. 1946 – 10 May 1952||Indian National Congress|
|2||N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar||1952—1953||Indian National Congress|
|3||Jawaharlal Nehru||1953—1955||Indian National Congress|
|4||Kailash Nath Katju||1955—1957||Indian National Congress|
|5||Jawaharlal Nehru||1957—1957||Indian National Congress|
|6||V. K. Krishna Menon||1957—1962||Indian National Congress|
|7||Jawaharlal Nehru||1962—1962||Indian National Congress|
|8||Yashwantrao Chavan||1962—1966||Indian National Congress|
|9||Swaran Singh||1966—1970||Indian National Congress|
|10||Jagjivan Ram||1970—1974||Indian National Congress|
|11||Swaran Singh||1974—1975||Indian National Congress|
|12||Indira Gandhi||1975—1975||Indian National Congress|
|13||Bansi Lal||21 Dec. 1975 – 24 March 1977||Indian National Congress|
|14||Jagjivan Ram||24 March 1977 – 28 July 1979||Janata Party|
|15||Chidambaram Subramaniam||28 July 1979 – 14 Jan. 1980||Janata Party (Secular)|
|16||Indira Gandhi||16 Jan. 1980 – 15 Jan. 1982||Indian National Congress|
|17||R. Venkataraman||15 Jan. 1982 – 2 Aug. 1984||Indian National Congress|
|18||Shankarrao Chavan||2 Aug. 1984 – 31 Dec. 1984||Indian National Congress|
|19||P. V. Narasimha Rao||31 Dec. 1984 – 25 Sept. 1985||Indian National Congress|
|20||Rajiv Gandhi||25 Sept. 1985 – 24 Jan. 1987||Indian National Congress|
|21||V. P. Singh||24 Jan. 1987 – 12 April 1987||Indian National Congress|
|22||K. C. Pant||12 April 1987 – 1 Dec. 1989||Indian National Congress|
|23||V. P. Singh||2 Dec. 1989 – 10 Nov. 1990||Janata Dal|
|24||Chandra Shekhar||10 Nov. 1990 – 21 June 1991||Samajwadi Janata Party|
|25||Sharad Pawar||21 June 1991 – 6 March 1993|
|26||P. V. Narasimha Rao||6 March 1993 – 16 May 1996||Indian National Congress|
|27||Pramod Mahajan||16 May 1996 – 1 June 1996||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|28||Mulayam Singh Yadav||1 June 1996 – 19 March 1998||Samajwadi Party|
|29||George Fernandes||19 March 1998 – 16 March 2001||Samata Party|
|30||Jaswant Singh||16 March 2001 – 21 Oct. 2001||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|31||George Fernandes||21 Oct. 2001 – 22 May 2004||Samata Party|
|32||Pranab Mukherjee||22 May 2004 – 24 Oct. 2006||Indian National Congress|
|33||A.K. Antony||24 Oct. 2006 – 26 May 2014||Indian National Congress|
|34||Arun Jaitley||26 May 2014 – 9 Nov. 2014||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|35||Manohar Parrikar||9 Nov. 2014 – 13 March 2017||(National Democratic Alliance)|
|36||Arun Jaitley||13 March 2017 – 3 Sept. 2017||(National Democratic Alliance)|
|37||Nirmala Sitharaman||3 Sept. 2017 –||(National Democratic Alliance)|
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