Bengaluru, June 4, 2020: Karnataka Congress head D K Shivakumar’s daughter Aisshwarya is reportedly getting hitched with Cafe Coffee Day’s founder, late VG Siddartha’s son Amartya Hegde. The duo is all set to get engaged in August and tie the knot later this year.
According to The News Minute, the marriage has been on the cards for quite some time now, however, the couple has decided wait until the end of 2020. The report also says that the marriage proposal was discussed before the demise of VG Siddhartha but Amartya wanted to wait.
Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) founder-chairman VG Siddhartha committed suicide last year. His body was found in Mangaluru’s Netravathi river on July 31, 2019. The families wanted to wait until Siddhartha’s first death anniversary before going ahead with the wedding festivities, reports Times of India.
DK Shivakumar’s 22-year-old daughter, Aisshwarya is currently looking after the administration of Global Academy of Technology, which was founded by the politician. Meanwhile, Amartya Hegde is managing the family business with his mother Malavika.
The Times of India quotes Shivakumar saying as, "They say marriages are made in heaven. It’s all god’s wish. We need to wait for completion of one year after Siddhartha’s passing away before proceeding on the marriage."
The families met earlier this week and discussed the marriage proposal. The official dates are yet to be announced.
This will be the second high-profile wedding of the year after the wedding of former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Gowda with Revathi. The wedding of former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Gowda with Revathi at a farmhouse near Bidadi in Karnataka’s Ramangara district on April 17.