Amar Singh Wiki, (Politician) Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Caste
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 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. Look here for Amar Singh Wiki, (Politician) Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Caste & more.
in centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet inches– 5’ 6”
in kilograms– 75 kg
in pounds– 165 lbs
Samajwadi Party (1996-2010)
Rashtriya Lok Manch (2011-2012)
Rashtriya Lok Dal (2014)
Samajwadi Party (2016-Present)
• In November 1996, he was elected to the Rajya Sabha for the first time.
• In 2002, he was re-elected to the Rajya Sabha. During this time, he was made the General Secretary of Samajwadi Party.
• In 2008, he was re-elected to the Rajya Sabha.
• On 6 January 2010, he resigned from all posts of Samajwadi Party.
• In 2011, he retired from the politics mentioning a statement, “I want to give more time to my wife and my family. Therefore, on 13 May, the last day of polling, I will retire from politics.”
• For the 2012 UP Assembly Elections, he made his own party, Rashtriya Lok Manch, and fielded 360 out of 403 candidates. However, his party could not secure even a single seat.
• In March 2014, he joined Rashtriya Lok Dal and contested the Lok Sabha Election from Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh, but lost the election.
• In 2016, he rejoined Samajwadi Party and was elected to Rajya Sabha.
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• In 2006, His phone call to Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu created a huge controversy. But later, this phone tapping was declared illegal by the court and a man called Anurag Singh was arrested for his misdeed.
• On 22 July 2008, he made an allegation on the then Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for kidnapping six MPs of his Samajwadi party from Uttar Pradesh and holding them captive in Uttar Pradesh Bhavan, New Delhi.
• In the Jamia Nagar Batla house encounter case, firstly, he met the family of a police officer, Mohan Chand Sharma, who died in encounter and gave ₹10 lakh cheque to the family. Later, he said that encounter might have been fake. The family of the Police Officer criticised him a lot and returned his cheque.
• On 24 August 2011, he was charged under the Prevention of Corruption Act by Delhi Police for offering bribes to three MPs of BJP in 2008.
• The book Clinton Cash (written by Peter Schweizer) called his $5 million donation in 2008 to Clinton Foundation into question.
• In 2013, he was arrested and sent to Tihar Jail for his involvement in Cash for Vote scam.