Raju (45), proprietor of New Paradise Hotel in K.R. Circle here, passed away yesterday in city. A native of Kavalande in Nanjangud taluk, Raju was residing at Doddavokkalageri in city. He leaves behind his mother, wife, son, daughter and a host of relatives and friends. Last rites were performed at the foot of Chamundi Hill here this noon, according to family sources.