Amar Singh was born on 27-Jan 1956 in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. An Entrepreneur by Profession turned Politician, He was one of the leaders of Samajwadi Party from Uttar Pradesh. He was the general secretary of the Samajwadi Party and was a member of the Rajya Sabha. Death on 1-Aug 2020.
|Full Name||Amar Singh|
|Date of Birth||27-Jan-1956|
|Place of Birth||Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh)|
|Political Party||Samajwadi Party, Rashtriya Lok Manch|
|Education||B.A. from St. Xaviers College; LL.B. from University College of Law, Kolkata|
|Profession before joining politics||Industrialist|
|Father`s Name||Shri Harish Chandra Singh|
|Mother`s Name||Shrimati Shail Kumari Singh|
|Wife`s Name||Shrimati Pankaja Kumari Singh|
In Delhi, Amarsingh came at a time when the Communist Party of India withdrew its support due to the UPA government’s proposed nuclear deal with the US and the government was reduced to a minority.
At that time, his Samajwadi Party along with its 39 members pledged to support the UPA government.
Amar Singh, once considered to be the right hand man of Samajwadi Party Mulayam Singh, is also facing several corruption cases. He was nominated as a member of Rajya Sabha in November 1996.
He, former general secretary of the Samajwadi Party, Sudhindra Kulkarni, former assistant to LK Advani, two BJP MPs and two others were arrested by a Delhi court in a 2008 vote-for-money note case during the 2008 Manmohan government debate for a vote of confidence. Dismissed. It is worth noting that during this period, bundles of one crore rupee notes were shown in Parliament. However, in this case, the court ordered framing of charges against Sanjeev Saxena, former assistant to Amar Singh.
The MPs alleged that the Manmohan government tried to buy their votes through Amar Singh. On 6 September 2011, He was sent to Tihar Jail along with two BJP MPs. In the ‘Cash for Vote’ scandal, He also had to face jailbreak.
On 6 January 2010, Amar Singh resigned from all posts of Samajwadi Party. He supported Amitabh Bachchan in his bad times. He then founded a party called Rashtriya Lok Manch. He is survived by his wife Pankaja Kumari Singh and two daughters. Amar Singh announced to retire from Indian politics a few days ago.
Amar Singh Death
Amar Singh died on 1-Aug-2020 in Singapore due to kidney failure.
Amar Singh and Jaya Prada
Amar Singh is believed to have played a major role in bringing Jaya Prada to the party. Jaya Prada also considers him as a friend and political guru. Jaya Prada herself told how people added her and Amar Singh’s name. Regarding the linkup with him, Jaya Prada once said – I consider him as my ‘Godfather’ even though I tie him a rakhi, even then I will not stop making talks about him.
Another occasion came up when Jaya Prada said that ‘many people have helped me in my life. He was one of them. It was at that time that he was on dialysis and my photographs with him were spread incorrectly. I was crying and saying that I don’t want to live anymore, I want to commit suicide. Only he stood with me when he came from dialysis, supported me.
He studied at St. Xavier’s College and University College of Law, Kolkata.
He played a small role in movie Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai and also played the role of a politician in Director Shailendra Pandey’s Film JD.
I pray to God that God rest his virtuous soul.