Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar stands in queue at wedding, wins praise on Facebook

Pictures of Manohar Parrikar at a wedding are going viral on Facebook.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 31, 2015 8:20 am
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Even before he took over as the country’s Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar, who has served as the chief minister of Goa, is quite well-known for his humility and simple lifestyle. In a country where VIP culture remains deep-rooted along with abuse of power, Parrikar, an IIT graduate, often travelled economy class and moved around without extensive police escort when he was the CM.

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Well, it seems his lifestyle hasn’t changed much even after taking over the prestigious Defence Ministry.

A Facebook post accompanied by pictures of Parrikar standing in a queue among the public at a wedding in Pune is rapidly going viral. Kiran Chitnis, who has uploaded the pictures, wrote that his mother bumped into the Defence Minister when she was attending the marriage of her childhood friend’s son.

 

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He goes on to write about how Parrikar stood in a queue and mingled with the public without an air of superiority.

“What hasn’t changed is Manohar bhai’s humility in his journey from being my home state’s chief minister to the defence minister of our Nation. Standing in queue without any chamchas, no sense of air or superiority when mingling with public are just few of his immense qualities,” wrote Kiran in his post.

He added that the Defence Minister attended the function as a simple guest and kept his security personnel outside the venue.

The post, which has been ‘liked’ by more than 11,000 people and shared by 10,000 others certainly has brought Parrikar a lot of admirers.

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  1. राज कमल
    Jun 4, 2015 at 1:53 pm
    Congress has so badly corrupted the Indian political roots that such simple things & gestures now are news..
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      Indus
      May 30, 2015 at 7:41 pm
      Arvind Kejriwal has to learn what the real humility is from Parrikar! Does any media chamcha of kejriwal write about it!!!
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        Pat
        May 31, 2015 at 8:09 pm
        He surely can be our next Pm of our country a patriot n connect with mes
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          Sunil
          May 31, 2015 at 1:19 am
          Sistata ander se rahati he apne apme VALUED PERSONALITY
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            TIHAEwale
            May 30, 2015 at 4:53 pm
            Actually these so called Z category persons are un wanted in public as they are nuisance for general public
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