Manohar Parrikar’s funeral procession will begin at 4 pm, last rites at 5 pm
Manohar Parrikar's funeral procession will begin at 4 pm, last rites at 5 pm. The Goa unit of BJP put up a huge hoarding at the venue, showing the photo of a smiling Parrikar. Major market places including his hometown Mhapusa and Panaji remained closed since morning Monday. The funeral procession will begin at 4 pm and last rites will be held at 5 pm. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and top BJP leaders are expected to attend the funeral, party sources said. Parrikar, who had also been the defence minister, died on Sunday at his private residence in Dona Paula near the state capital after battling pancreatic cancer since February last year.