Amar Singh was known for his friendships: PM Modi

New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS): Expressing condolences over the passing away of Rajya Sabha member and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the energetic public figure was known for his friendships across many spheres of life.

"Amar Singh ji was an energetic public figure. In the last few decades, he witnessed some of the major political developments from close quarters. He was known for his friendships across many spheres of life. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his friends and family. Om Shanti," the Prime Minister tweeted.

Power broker during the United Progressive Alliance (UP) era, Singh lost his battle with kidney ailment on Saturday in a Singapore hospital where he was undergoing treatment for months. He passed away at the age of 64. From Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan condoled as news broke.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in his tweet mentioned that Singh was friendly with all political parties and remembered him as "humorous and always energetic".



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  • Joe, Mangalore

    Sun, Aug 2 2020

    He had friends in not only with politicsians but also in Bollywood most them would be in UP entertaining the SP leaders whenever he called.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sun, Aug 2 2020

    Thanks to BJP IT Cell for Tweeting ...

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  • Rajesh Kumar, Mangalore

    Sat, Aug 1 2020

    This fellow doesnt speak a word when poor people died.

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  • John B. Monteiro, Bondel Mangalore

    Sat, Aug 1 2020

    He was almost a kingmaker once and a titan on the political scene and supposed to have rescued from the financial mess of Amitab the actor. It is a lesson in how the wheels of current history turn. Let us watch the media coverage.

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