Former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh has passed away today in Singapore. He was 64 and had been hospitalised for a long time. Amar Singh had been battling health issues for several years. In 2015, he was once rushed to the Fortis Hospitalin New Delhi after he complained of uneasiness and had complained of pain.
The former Rajya Sabha MP had been facing health-related issues for over a decade and had undergone a kidney transplant.
Amar Singh, a former general secretary of the Samajwadi Party, was once known to be very close to the party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav. However, in 2010, Amar Singh resigned from all party posts and was soon expelled.