Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s elder son Rakesh Siddaramaiah passed away on Saturday due to multiple organ failure in Brussels. While on a tour to Europe along with his friends, Rakesh developed complications in his pancreas. Having shown some improvement earlier later was on the ventilator. Rakesh celebrated his 39 birthday recently and on hearing the news the CM along with his wife Parvathi and younger son Yatindera had went to Brussels.
Rakesh, the eldest of two of Siddaramaiah’s sons had left for Belgium on 21 July with his friends. It has been revealed through the Facebook profiles of his friends that he was possibly there for one of the world’s biggest EDM music festivals – Tomorrowland – held annually in Belgium.