Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar’s daughter in the present day received engaged to the son of espresso baron VG Siddhartha, the founding father of Cafe Coffee Day, who died final yr. Amartya, the groom-to-be, can also be the grandson of former Karnataka Chief Minister and BJP chief SM Krishna.
Apart from shut household and pals, the engagement ceremony in Bengaluru was attended by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa.
Politics was put aside quickly as photographs from the celebrations confirmed Mr Yediyurappa, who sat within the entrance row, holding Mr Shivakumar’s hand. Both the leaders had recovered from COVID-19 a number of months in the past.
The Chief Minister, who was additionally seen greeting Mr Krishna, posed with the younger couple on stage.
Mr Krishna was with the Congress for many years and was the Foreign Minister in Congress-led authorities from 2009 to 2012. He switched to the BJP in 2017.
Among different VIPs who attended the engagement was Karnataka Revenue Minister R Ashok.
Mr Shivakumar’s daughter Aisshwarya, 24, was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate final September in reference to a money-laundering case.
DK Shivakumar, 58, is a robust politician in Karnataka and is the chief troubleshooter of the Congress within the state. He was arrested final September in reference to a money-laundering case and granted bail by the Delhi High Court on October 23 final yr.
Amartya’s father VG Siddhartha was discovered lifeless in Karnataka’s Mangaluru in August final yr. The 60-year-old’s dying had led to shock and an outpouring of grief throughout the nation.
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