#Amar Singh

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Rajya Sabha bypoll to fill the vacated seat will be held on September 11. (Photo credit: Representational/Unsplash)

  • Election Commission statement said the notification for the bypoll will be issued on August 25
  • The counting of votes will be held on September 11
  • Amar Singh was a former Samajwadi Party leader

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays his last respects to Amar Singh. (Image courtesy: ANI)

  • Singh's body was brought to the national capital in a chartered aircraft on Sunday
  • The cremation is scheduled to take place at the Chhatarpur crematorium.
  • Singh's last rites will be performed in the presence of a limited number of people

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Amitabh Bachchan shared a couplet for Singh on his blog. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ Abhishek Bachchan)

  • Amitabh Bachchan said that he had lost a close one
  • He shared a monochrome picture of himself along with the couplet
  • The actor and Amar Singh were once close to each other

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh died on Saturday in Singapore. (PTI Photo)

  • Ram Nath Kovind condoled the death of Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh 
  • He said Singh was an able parliamentarian
  • Amar Singh died on Saturday in Singapore

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Amar Singh died on Saturday at Singapore where he was undergoing treatment
  • Narendra Modi called him an energetic figure and sent condolences to his friends and family
  • Singh was 64 at the time of his death

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
As a former lieutenant of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Amar Singh emerged as an important player in Delhi's political circles. (AFP File Photo)

  • Amar Singh was known to have connections across political lines and beyond
  • In 2010, he was expelled from the Samajwadi Party after a bitter fallout with the Mulayam Singh Yadav family
  • Despite the falling out, Mulayam Singh again elected him to Rajya Sabha in 2016

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. (AFP File Photo)

  • Amar Singh had been diagnosed with a kidney ailment a few years ago
  • He had been undergoing treatment at a hospital in Singapore
  • Defence minister Rajnath Singh offered his condolences and said he was 'saddened by the death of Amar Singh'