Goa Forward Party’s Vijai Sardesai speaking to media on Saturday
Goa Forward Party’s Vijai Sardesai speaking to media on Saturday

Goa: Alliance party legislators meet Parrikar, say condition of CM stable

ANI | Updated: Mar 16, 2019 23:00 IST

Panaji (Goa) [India], March 16 (ANI): Amidst rumours surrounding health of ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar,  a group of six MLAs, who are alliance partners in the government, met him at his private residence and asserted that Parrikar's health condition is stable.
The group of MLAs included Goa Forward Party’s Vijai Sardesai, Jayesh Salgaonkar, Vinod Palyekar and Independents – Rohan Khaunte, Govind Gawade and Prasad Gaonkar.
Sardesai said that the group of MLAs had met to inquire about Parrikar’s health condition.
“We went to meet him to see how he is. All six of us has given unequivocal support to the CM,” he said.
“When his ailment was detected and CM showed willingness to step down that time we had asked for permanent solution and stability.  Today when his health deteriorated but still we are with him. He is stable. I don’t know medical science what exactly is his stage,” the GFP leader said.
“We went to show the solidarity. He is not on life support. I don’t know what medical term can we use for it. We have to respect his privacy. We are with him. From chief minister’s office,  they have said he is stable, we will take that he is stable,” he said.
Reiterating the same, Union Minister for AYUSH Shripad Naik said, "His health condition witnessed slight up and down but he is stable now. The meeting of BJP MLA's that was called by party is about by-election and Lok Sabha elections."
BJP MLA Glenn Ticlo also stated that CM Manohar Parrikar's health is stable.
There were rumors that he was critical. but when I called one of the close aid of Chief Minister they told me he is stable," he said. (ANI)

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