Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi Party member Amar Singh passed away in the evening of August 1. The minister, who was a close aide of SP leader Mulayam Singh Yadav has undergone a kidney transplant. He was being treated at a hospital in Singapore where he breathed his last.
Singh was 64. He was popular for his close relations with Amitabh Bachchan and his family for years. He was expelled from the Samajwadi Party a few years back and extended his support to RSS later.
May his soul rest in peace!