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Parrikar back in India, arrives in Goa

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who was being treated in a US hospital for advanced pancreatic cancer since more than three months now, returned to India on Thursday afternoon and arrived in Panaji this evening, a BJP leader said.

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Parrikar, accompanied by members of his family, a medical team and officials of the Chief Minister's Office, flew from US to Mumbai, from where he will be taking a connecting flight to Goa, a party official said.

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Additional police personnel have been deployed at Dabolim International Airport ahead of the Chief Minister's return.

Parrikar is expected to chair a meeting of the state's council of ministers on Friday.

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