Prime Minister Modi has also directed the Indian Ambassador to assist the Karnataka CM's family

Condolences pour in for Siddaramaiah after son Rakeshs death
news Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 17:33

Condolences poured in for the Chief Minister’s family, after his son Rakesh died on Saturday in Belgium.

Rakesh (39) had been suffering from a pancreatic ailment and reportedly died of multiple organ failure. He was reportedly conscious at the time of death. He had been admitted to the Antwerp University Hospital in Brussels on Tuesday and was in a critic al condition. 

Siddaramaiah and his family are likely to bring Rakesh’ body back to India on Sunday evening. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly requested the Indian Ambassador to Belgium to assist Siddaramaiah’s family in carrying out the legal formalities in bringing the body back to India.

Condolences poured in for the Chief Minister from members of the public, as well as politicians from across the country.

Congress Working President Dinesh Gundu Rao said "I am deeply pained to know the sad demise of  Mr. Rakesh Siddramaiah . We pray Almighty God  to grant  eternal peace to the departed soul and strength to  family during this time of grief. My sincere condolences."

Minister UT Khader also expressed his condolences and said he wished the family the strength to bear the pain.







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