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Rajya Sabha MP and former SP leader Amar Singh passes away in Singapore


Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh passes away at 64 in Singapore

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, who once wielded immense influence in power circles as a close aide of Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav, has died in Singapore where he was undergoing treatment.

Singh, 64, had undergone kidney transplant in 2011 and was not keeping well for a long time.

"Saddened to know about the death of senior leader and parliamentarian Amar Singh," Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted.

Earlier in the day, the former Samajwadi leader had posted messages on Twitter, paying tributes to Bal Gangadhar Tilak ...


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