The engagement ceremony of Aishwarya, daughter of former Minister and Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President D.K. Shivakumar, with Amartya Hegde, son of Cafe Coffee Day Founder late V.G. Siddhartha, was held at a private hotel in Bengaluru this morning.
The formalities of ‘gatti maatu’ (loosely translated as ‘confirming a marriage’) was held at Shivakumar’s residence in Sadashivanagar on June 15 this year in the presence of Amartya Hegde’s family members, including his mother Malavika Siddhartha, maternal grandfather and former External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and his wife.