CCD Owner VG Siddhartha Found Dead, Netizens Share Fond Memories In The Coffee Shop

Just yesterday, the news of Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddhartha missing sent shock waves across the nation. On Monday, the businessman went missing from the Netravathi Bridge in Mangaluru after which the police launched a massive search operation in the area. In a concerning letter he left behind at his office, he expressed how he was harassed by tax officers and private equity partners.

However, today it has been reported that VG Siddhartha’s dead body was found on the banks of the Netravathi river near Hoigebazar.

According to sources, VG Siddhartha is the son of a renowned coffee plantation owner. After completing his Master’s from Mangalore University, he started his career as a management trainee trading in Indian stock market at JM Financial in 1983. Just a year later, he bought Sivan Securities and turned it into a successful investment banking and stockbroking company.

In 1992, Siddhartha started his coffee business known as ‘Amalgamated Bean Company Trading’ (now called Coffee Day Global). After its huge success, he opened the first CCD outlet in Bangalore in the year 1996, and the rest is history!

India is mourning the demise of VG Siddhartha and people have taken on social media to remember the man and their experiences in their beloved CCD.


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Rest in peace, Sir!

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