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01/08/2020 5:53 PM IST | Updated 01/08/2020 5:55 PM IST

Former SP Leader And RS MP Amar Singh Dies At 64

Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh has died in Singapore where he was undergoing treatment.

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Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh during the pre-Christmas lunch party hosted by Image Guru Dilip Cherian and his wife Devi Cherian on December 22, 2018 in New Delhi, India. 

Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh has died in Singapore where he was undergoing treatment.

Singh, 64, had undergone kidney transplant in 2011 and was not keeping well for a long time.

“Saddened to know about the death of senior leader and parliamentarian Amar Singh,” Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted.

Earlier in the day, the former Samajwadi leader had posted messages on Twitter, paying tributes to Bal Gangadhar Tilak on his 100th death anniversary and also wishing people on Eid.