An Industrialist by Profession turned Politician, Amar Singh was one of the leaders of Samajwadi Party from Uttar Pradesh.He was the general secretary of the Samajwadi Party and was a member of the Rajya Sabha. On 6 January 2010, he resigned from all the posts of Samajwadi Party and was later expelled from the party by its chief, Mulayam Singh Yadav, on 2 February 2010. He spent a brief period in judicial custody in 2011. He finally retired from politics.In 2016, he rejoined Samajwadi Party and was elected to Rajya Sabha.
Singh started his own political party, Rashtriya Lok Manch, in 2011, and fielded candidates in 360 of the 403 seats in Uttar Pradesh in the 2012 assembly polls. However his party did not win a single seat in these election. He joined the Rashtriya Lok Dal party in March 2014, contested the general elections that year from Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh in Indian general election, 2014 and lost.
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