Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh passes away; He witnessed some major political developments says PM

Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh is no more. He was 64 yrs. old was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Singapore for several months now.

Condoling the death of Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described him on Saturday as an energetic public figure, who had witnessed some major political developments from close quarters.  

Amar Singh Ji was an energetic public figure. In the last few decades, he witnessed some of the major political developments from close quarters. He was known for his friendships across many spheres of life. Saddened by his demise, Condolences to his friends and family ”

PM Narendra Modi said in a tweet.

As the general secretary of the SP, Singh was instrumental in saving the Congress-led UPA government from falling after the Left parties withdrew support from it in 2008 over the issue of nuclear deal. — PTI

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