Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who was admitted in a US hospital for advanced pancreatic cancer since more than three months now, returned to India on Thursday afternoon and is expected to arrive in Goa later this evening, news agency IANS reported.
Quoting a BJP leader, the report said that Parrikar, accompanied by members of his family, a medical team and officials of the Chief Minister's Office, flew from US to Mumbai, from where he will be taking a connecting flight to Goa.
Additional police personnel have been deployed at Dabolim International Airport ahead of the Chief Minister's return.
Parrikar is expected to chair a meeting of the state's council of ministers on Friday.
(with IANS inputs)