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V G Siddhartha's death: Oppn parties call for debate in Parliament

Opposition flagged the alleged harassment other businessmen are facing from tax authorities

V G Siddhartha

Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa pays his respects to the mortal remains of CCD founder V G Siddhartha, in Chikmagalur, on Wednesday | Photo: PTI

Archis MohanAvishek Rakshit New Delhi/Kolkata
Leading Opposition parties and trade bodies on Wednesday expressed concern at the circumstances that led to the death of Café Coffee Day founder V G Siddhartha. 

They also flagged the alleged harassment he and other businessmen are facing from tax authorities.

The Congress has given adjournment notices in the Lok Sabha to discuss what led to the death of Siddhartha. The Trinamool Congress moved a notice demanding a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday on the “need to create a conducive atmosphere for entrepreneurs to flourish”.

In a Facebook post, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee appealed to the central government, to

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First Published: Jul 31 2019 | 11:58 PM IST

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