Mr Parrikar first visited the Devaki Krishna temple at Khandola village in North Goa, 15 kms away from Panaji, to seek blessings of the deity in the morning, the Chief Minister's Office or CMO said. Devaki Krishna is the family deity of Mr Parrikar.
The chief minister then drove back to Panaji, where he visited the Mahalaxmi temple.
Thereafter, he went to his office in the state secretariat, where he chaired a meeting of senior bureaucrats and police officers to take stock of the law and order situation in Goa.
Mr Parrikar, 62, returned from the US last evening after his three-month long treatment for his pancreatic ailment.
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