Manohar Parrikar admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital for 'review health check-up'

Panaji/Mumbai: Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on Thursday evening for a "review health check-up" after his return from the US where he had gone for a 'follow-up' treatment of his pancreatic ailment, officials said.

Parrikar (62) returned to Panaji from the US on Wednesday evening. He had gone to the United States on 10 August for a follow-up treatment.

He flew to Mumbai on Thursday afternoon and was admitted at the Lilavati Hospital. He would stay in the hospital for at least a day for a "review health check-up", a senior official from the hospital said.

Sources close to the chief minister's office in Panaji said Parrikar had also visited the Goa Medical College and Hospital on Wednesday evening soon after his return.

Refusing to divulge further details about his health, the CMO officials said the chief minister is expected to return from Mumbai on 25 August.

Parrikar had undergone treatment in the US for nearly three months for a pancreatic ailment earlier in 2018, returning in the last week of June. Subsequently, he went to the US again earlier this month for a follow-up.

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Updated Date: Aug 23, 2018 21:11:30 IST

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