Goa CM Manohar Parrikar responding well to treatment in US, says Union Minister Suresh Prabhu

Parrikar is suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer and was admitted to a New York hospital earlier this month.

Published: 24th March 2018 07:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th March 2018 07:04 PM   |  A+A-

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar (File | PTI)

By IANS

PANAJI: Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is responding well to treatment in the US, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Saturday.

"Spoke to @manoharparrikar who is responding well to treatment in the US. Hospital. Wished him speedy recovery, early return home to lead Goa," Prabhu said in in a tweet.

Parrikar is suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer and was admitted to a New York hospital earlier this month.

After being admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai twice since February 15, he was flown to the US on March 7 for further treatment.

The Goa CMO has repeatedly maintained that Parrikar suffers from "mild pancreatitis".

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