The young CM won Sankhalim, which was a Congress stronghold, both in 2012 and 2017's Assembly elections. He is believed to be a core RSS man and also a favourite of the late Manohar Parrikar.
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India's first IIT-educated CM and a BJP leader who ensured communal amity, Manohar Parrikar was also definitively shaped by his beloved Goa.
Mr Parrikar stood out as an IIT alumnus who chose the uncertain life of a career politician. He shone in his contribution to his beloved state of Goa, and to the country.