Rajya Sabha MP and former SP leader Amar Singh passes away at 64

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Rajya Sabha MP and former SP leader Amar Singh passes away at 64


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Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh dies at 64 | File photo&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspPTI

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  • Former SP leader and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh dies at the age of 64 in Singapore
  • Singh was undergoing treatment in Singapore for kidney-related ailments over the past few days

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, who was admitted to a hospital in Singapore, passed away on Saturday afternoon at the age of 64. He was ill for a very long time and was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Singapore for several months now, reports Prasar Bharti.

Singh is survived by wife Pankaja and two daughters. He had suffered kidney failure in the year 2013 and had earlier undergone a kidney transplant.

Singh had last tweeted around three-hours ago, in which he had paid tribute to the revolutionary freedom fighter Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak. “Tribute to the great revolutionary freedom fighter Lokmanya #BalGangadharTilak ji on his death anniversary. His contribution will be remembered forever (sic),” his tweet read.

Earlier in March this year when rumours surfaced about the veteran politician’s death, he had tweeted immediately at that time saying ‘Tigar Zinda Hai’.

Tributes pour in for Amar Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh expressed sorrow on Amar Singh’s death saying that he is saddened to know about the passing away of the senior leader. 

Condoling the death of the fellow parliamentarian, BJP leader and Rajya Sabah MP Subramanian Swamy said Sinh was mostly with SP, how

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