Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday thanked his well wishers and expressed gratitude to the people who wished him for speedy recovery.
In a message, he said,”I thank everyone who wished me for my speedy recovery through messages, letters and prayers at various temples, churches, mosques and in other way.”
“I am overwhelmed by over pouring of your love and affection. It fortifies my conviction that Goa and Goans are my extended family. It is your wishes and prayers which have helped me to recover speedily and return to Goa. I reiterated my commitment to serve the state and the nation today and always forever indebted,” he said.
The Chief Minister said as he had been advised by the doctors to take precautions, his interaction with the public would be limited.
“For my complete recovery, I have been advised by the doctors some precautions in the immediate short term. During this period my interaction with the public will be limited. However, I will be discharging my regular duties and obligations as chief minister of the state,” he said.
Parrikar was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai since February 15 last. After being discharged, he attended state assembly today and presented state budget for the financial year 2018-19.