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Amar Singh: An articulate politician who helped UPA get through Indo-US nuclear deal

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New Delhi: An articulate and a resourceful politician, Amar Singh rose in political prominence after Samajwadi Party supported the Indo-US nuclear deal following the withdrawal of help by Left events to the Congress-led UPA.

Amar Singh was a key determine in Delhi’s corridors within the years of alliance politics when UPA was in energy. An extended-time affiliate of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Amar Singh joined the celebration after a gathering with him in 1996 throughout a flight. He was elected to Rajya Sabha for the primary time the identical yr.

He turned an urbane face of Samajwadi Party along with his cross-party political hyperlinks, articulation, political acumen, resourcefulness, enterprise connections and his hyperlinks with Bollywood actors together with Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Prada.

Having been expelled from Samajwadi Party in 2010, he rejoined it in 2016 after which fell out with the celebration once more after the rise of Akhilesh Yadav over the last meeting polls.

Amar Singh floated personal celebration after expulsion from SP

Amar Singh tried his hand at floating his personal celebration and fashioned Rashtriya Lok Manch, in 2011. The celebration contested the 2012 meeting polls in Uttar Pradesh however drew a clean.

Ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Amar Singh and Jaya Prada joined Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD).

Samajwadi Party had rescued the Congress-led UPA authorities in 2008 after the Left events withdrew help on the Indo-US nuclear deal. The celebration modified its stance on the nuclear deal after Amar Singh and Mulayam Singh Yadav met former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

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Would prefer Modi and Yogi over Mayawati-Akhilesh

Singh’s identify cropped up in 2008money for votes rip-off

Singh’s identify additionally surfaced in a number of controversies together with the 2008 cash-for-votes rip-off. He additionally needed to face arrest within the case.

In his years as a member of Rajya Sabha, Singh served as a member of a number of committees.

A energetic and quintessential politician, Amar Singh had been going through well being points. He was born in Aligarh on January 27, 1956.

He spent his childhood in Kolkota the place his household ran {hardware} enterprise. Singh went to St. Xavier’s College for commencement and pursued LLB from University College of Law, Kolkata.

In March 2020, rumors of his loss of life circulated on social media

Amar Singh had in March this yr scotched rumours of his loss of life and posted a video `Tiger Zinda Hai’ on Twitter, during which he mentioned he was awaiting surgical procedure in a Singapore hospital.

In February this yr, he mentioned he regretted his “overreaction” towards veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan and his household.

Singh had mentioned in a tweet that he was “fighting a battle of life and death” and had acquired a message from Bachchan on his father’s loss of life anniversary on Tuesday.

Amar Singh

From his hospital mattress he additionally made appeals to help the federal government in its combat towards the coronavirus.

He had been supporting the initiatives of BJP-led authorities. In his final tweet on Saturday, Amar Singh paid tributes to freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak on his loss of life anniversary. Earlier within the day, he prolonged greetings to individuals on Eid Al Adha. (ANI)

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