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BJP has requested Parrikar's sons to join party: Vinay Tendulkar

ANI
Published : Mar 25, 2019, 8:48 pm IST
Updated : Mar 25, 2019, 8:48 pm IST

Parrikar, a senior BJP leader, died on March 17 evening after a prolonged battle against cancer at the age of 63.

Late Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s son Utpal and Abhijit have been asked to join the BJP, said Goa BJP president Vinay Tendulkar on Monday. (Photo: File)
 Late Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s son Utpal and Abhijit have been asked to join the BJP, said Goa BJP president Vinay Tendulkar on Monday. (Photo: File)

Panaji: Late Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s son Utpal and Abhijit have been asked to join the BJP, said Goa BJP president Vinay Tendulkar on Monday.

“BJP national vice president Avinash Rai Khanna has requested both the sons Parrikar to join the BJP when he met them after the leader's death. We will follow up on the offer with the sons on behalf of the party,” Tendulkar told ANI.

Utpal is an electrical engineering graduate from Michigan State University while Abhijit a local businessman by profession.

Parrikar, a senior BJP leader, died on March 17 evening after a prolonged battle against cancer at the age of 63.

Pramod Sawant took over the Chief Minister's post after Parrikar’s demise.           

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Location: India, Goa, Panaji