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Indian politician

Amar Singh is ...

Dead
Born 27 Jan 1956 in Azamgarh
Died 1 Aug 2020 in Singapore
Age64 years, 6 months
Causekidney failure
Correction?
Amar Singh
Amar Singh
Amar Singh, Indian politician, speaks during a plenary session on the political landscape at the World Economic Forum's India Economic Summit 2008 in New Delhi, India.

About Amar Singh

Amar Singh (27 January 1956 – 1 August 2020) was an Indian politician from the state of Uttar Pradesh who was one of the leaders of the Samajwadi Party. He was the general secretary of the Samajwadi Party and was a member of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian parliament. On 6 January 2010, he resigned from all the posts of the Samajwadi Party and was later expelled from the party by its chief, Mulayam Singh Yadav, on 2 February 2010.He spent a brief period in judicial custody in 2011. He finally retired from politics. In his statement he mentioned, "I want to give more time to my family. Therefore after the last day of polling (on May 13), I will retire from politics." In 2016, he was elected to Rajya Sabha with support from Samajwadi Party even after facing a stiff opposition from a section of the party including the then Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav. He was also reinstated as one of the general secretaries of the party in October 2016. On August 1, 2020, at the age of 64, Singh died while battling kidney ailment in Singapore.

Death

Amar Singh died at the age of 64 in Singapore due to kidney failure.