CCD owner body found near Mangalore River

CCD owner body found near Mangalore River
CCD owner body found near Mangalore River Shweta Verma

CCD owner body found near Mangalore River

The body of the Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha found at the banks of Netravathi River in Karnataka.

Cafe Coffee Day founder, VG Siddhartha body was found from the banks of the Netravathi River in Karnataka on Wednesday. This news came after two days he went missing.

The 60-year-old CCD owner had gone missing from the road bridge between Mangaluru and Ullal around 7pm, according to his driver Basavaraj Patil. Around 6am on Wednesday, the body was found in the Hoige Bazaar area. Police said that they have informed his family and also have sent the body to Wenlock Hospital for completing the formalities.

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According to Sandeep Patil, Mangalore’s commissioner of police, a fisherman claimed that he has seen a man likely to be Siddhartha jumping into Netravathi River from the bridge. Siddhartha left Bengaluru Monday afternoon to Sakleshpur, where he his house and one of his coffee estates are situated. He told his driver to drive towards Mangalore after a short break at Sakleshpur to take a break. He was the elder son-in-law of SM Krishna, senior BJP leader who was the external affairs minister in the UPA-2 government and state chief minister.

CM Yediyurappa has paid his respects to VS Siddhartha. West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee designates the death of CCD owner as a very unfortunate one. She further added that he was depressed due to harassment from different agencies and failed to run his business and gave up finally. Banerjee wrote on Facebook wall that she is deeply shocked by the incident. From what he has written in his letter, it appears that he was depressed due to harassment and pressure due to which not able to run his business in a peaceful manner. Also, the Cafe Coffee Day has changed its Twitter icon from red to black after his death.  Also, CM Mamata Banerjee expressed her concern for industrialists facing harassment, writes in a Facebook post. She has raised the point that many people in the industry in this country are under pressure, some have left the country and some are planning to move out.

The CCD top management they are deeply committed to safeguard the interests of stakeholders, like lenders, investors, employees and customers. CCD organised a board meeting and appointed SV Ranganath as the interim chairman.  They have also appointed Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas as their legal counsellor. SM Krishna, Former Karnataka CM, the father-in-law of VG Siddhartha, left his Bengaluru residence to attend his last rites. Rithesh, the fisherman who spotted body of VG Siddhartha said that the body was floating and informed the police. He also participated in the rescue operations.

Congress leaders Ramalinga Reddy and DK Shivakumar reach SM Krishna's residence in Bengaluru. Former Karnataka minister visits his residence and said that the whole financial setup in this country requires to be revisited. He further added that PM must see the ease of doing business as we have lost a precious life. The changes in financial setup in India must start with Siddhartha's death.

The Mortal remains of VG Siddhartha was kept for public viewing his office in Chikamagalur from 2 pm to 4.30 pm. He was taken to Chetanhalli estate for last rites.

 

Cafe Coffee Day founder, VG Siddhartha body was found from the banks of the Netravathi River in Karnataka on Wednesday. This news came after two days he went missing.

The 60-year-old CCD owner had gone missing from the road bridge between Mangaluru and Ullal around 7pm, according to his driver Basavaraj Patil. Around 6am on Wednesday, the body was found in the Hoige Bazaar area. Police said that they have informed his family and also have sent the body to Wenlock Hospital for completing the formalities.

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According to Sandeep Patil, Mangalore’s commissioner of police, a fisherman claimed that he has seen a man likely to be Siddhartha jumping into Netravathi River from the bridge. Siddhartha left Bengaluru Monday afternoon to Sakleshpur, where he his house and one of his coffee estates are situated. He told his driver to drive towards Mangalore after a short break at Sakleshpur to take a break. He was the elder son-in-law of SM Krishna, senior BJP leader who was the external affairs minister in the UPA-2 government and state chief minister.

CM Yediyurappa has paid his respects to VS Siddhartha. West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee designates the death of CCD owner as a very unfortunate one. She further added that he was depressed due to harassment from different agencies and failed to run his business and gave up finally. Banerjee wrote on Facebook wall that she is deeply shocked by the incident. From what he has written in his letter, it appears that he was depressed due to harassment and pressure due to which not able to run his business in a peaceful manner. Also, the Cafe Coffee Day has changed its Twitter icon from red to black after his death.  Also, CM Mamata Banerjee expressed her concern for industrialists facing harassment, writes in a Facebook post. She has raised the point that many people in the industry in this country are under pressure, some have left the country and some are planning to move out.

The CCD top management they are deeply committed to safeguard the interests of stakeholders, like lenders, investors, employees and customers. CCD organised a board meeting and appointed SV Ranganath as the interim chairman.  They have also appointed Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas as their legal counsellor. SM Krishna, Former Karnataka CM, the father-in-law of VG Siddhartha, left his Bengaluru residence to attend his last rites. Rithesh, the fisherman who spotted body of VG Siddhartha said that the body was floating and informed the police. He also participated in the rescue operations.

Congress leaders Ramalinga Reddy and DK Shivakumar reach SM Krishna's residence in Bengaluru. Former Karnataka minister visits his residence and said that the whole financial setup in this country requires to be revisited. He further added that PM must see the ease of doing business as we have lost a precious life. The changes in financial setup in India must start with Siddhartha's death.

The Mortal remains of VG Siddhartha was kept for public viewing his office in Chikamagalur from 2 pm to 4.30 pm. He was taken to Chetanhalli estate for last rites.