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Human mind can overcome any disease: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar (left) interacting with officials at the Secretariat in Goa on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar (left) interacting with officials at the Secretariat in Goa on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

His message came on the World Cancer Day being observed on Monday.

Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said the human mind can overcome any disease.

His message came on the World Cancer Day being observed on Monday.

Mr. Parrikar, 63, is suffering from a pancreatic ailment and is currently admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.

“Human mind can overcome any disease #WorldCancerDay,” Mr. Parrikar tweeted on Monday.

The Chief Minister was diagnosed with a pancreatic ailment in February last year. Since then he has been admitted to hospitals in Delhi, New York, Mumbai and Goa.

Sources at AIIMS had on Saturday said that his health condition was stable.

He is admitted at the Institute Rotary Cancer hospital at AIIMS under the observation of oncologist Atul Sharma.

Veteran BJP leader L K Advani, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Army Chief General Bipin Rawat had met him the ailing Chief Minister in Goa earlier to enquire about his health.

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