Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's son passes away in Brussels

| Updated: Jul 30, 2016 22:32 IST

Brussels (Belgium), July 30 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's son Rakesh Siddaramaiah, who was undergoing treatment for acute pancreatitis in Belgium, passed away due to multiple organ failure here on Saturday. Rakesh, who was admitted at Antwerp University Hospital in Brussels, had gone to Tomorrowland Fest-2016 in Belgium along with his friends. The official Twitter handle of the Karnataka Chief Minister had on Tuesday tweeted, "CM Siddaramaiah's son Rakesh had fell ill while touring in Belgium. Hospitalized& getting better. CM's family is in touch with the doctors." As per reports, CM Siddaramaiah's eldest son had travelled to Belgium on July 21 with four friends. The Karnataka Chief Minister had also reportedly sought the help of the Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj to facilitate treatment of his son in a hospital there. (ANI)