Congress Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh has resigned from the party. Before joining the Congress, he was in the BJP.
Senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh has resigned from the party. He will be joining BJP on Wednesday. Sanjay Singh is a member of the Rajya Sabha from Assam. Sources said that he has also resigned from the Rajya Sabha membership.
Sanjay Singh with his second wife Amita Singh
Sources said that Rajya Sabha Speaker M. Venkaiah Naidu had accepted his resignation.
In a press conference, Sanjay Singh said that he will be joining BJP on Wednesday. Before joining the Congress, he was in BJP. On BJP ticket, he was elected to the Lok Sabha in the 1990s.
Sanjay Singh, who is from Amethi, is considered influential in Amethi and surrounding areas.
In this year's Lok Sabha election, Sanjay Singh fought from Sultanpur on a Congress ticket, but lost. He was defeated by Maneka Gandhi of the BJP.
Sanjay Singh's first wife, Garima Singh, is BJP MLA from Amethi.
Sanjay Singh has a property dispute going on with his first wife, Garima Singh. The matter has now taken a political form.
Sanjay Singh, who is from a royal family, live in his palace Bhupati Bhawan. On one side, Garima Singh lives with his son Anant Vikram Singh and two daughters. Sanjay Singh lives with his second wife Amita Singh.