Lucknow: Amar Singh, who was expelled from the Samajwadi Party in 2010 and has been in the political wilderness all these years was today unanimously declared the Samajwadi Party candidate for next month’s Rajya Sabha polls.
Shivpal Singh Yadav, the brother of Samajwadi Party Supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav told media persons after the announcement of Amar Singh as the party candidate for the Upper House that his formal entry into the party fold depends on both Amar Singh and the party chief.
When asked about when would Singh, a former confidante of Mulayam Singh Yadav, rejoin the party, Shivpal Singh Yadav, a UP Minister and brother of party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said,” It will be decided by Netaji (Mulayam) and Amar Singh.
Samajwadi Party today declared seven names for Rajya sabha. The party candidates are Amar singh, Beni Prasad Verma, Sanjay Seth, Sukhram Singh Yadav, Reoti Raman Singh, Vishwambhar Prasad Nishad and Arvind Pratap Singh are the party candidates for next month’s Rajya Sabha election.
After In early 2010, Amar Singh had resigned from all party posts, he was expelled from the Samajwadi Party in February, 2010. In 2011, he was in judicial custody. The same year, he also launched Rashtriya Lok Manch. In 2012 when UP went to polls, his newly floated party had contested that election in a big way but did not win even a single seat. In 2014, he had unsuccessfully contested the Lok Sabha election on a Rashtriya Lok Dal ticket