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Episode 820

V. G. Siddhartha
Thu, 2019-Aug-01 01:58 UTC
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With 510,236 views on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 our article of the day is V. G. Siddhartha.

V. G. Siddhartha Hegde (1959 – 29 July 2019) was an Indian billionaire and businessman from Karnataka. He was the founder of the cafe chain Café Coffee Day and served as its chairman and managing director. He also served on the board of directors of Mindtree, GTV, Liqwid Krystal, Way2wealth Brokers, Coffee Day Natural Resources, and Way2wealth Securities. He was named the "Entrepreneur of the Year" for 2002–03 by The Economic Times and the "NextGen Entrepreneur" by Forbes India in 2011.

After going missing on the evening of 29 July 2019, his body was found at the Hoige Bazaar beach on 31 July 2019.

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