Amar meets Yechury, Karat; says will meet Advani, Rahul soon

first_imgNew Delhi, May 31 (PTI) Becoming active again on the political scene, Amar Singh, who has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha by the Samajwadi Party, today met CPI-M leaders Sitaram Yechury and Prakash Karat and said he would soon be meeting BJP veteran L K Advani and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.”I met them as they are my old friends. Karat and his wife Brinda had met me when I was ill,” he told PTI.He said he would soon be meeting Advani and Rahul. “After all, politics is not a gang war. I know leaders cutting across party lines… from Advani ji, I get insight of the political history,” he said.Singh, once considered the right hand man of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, was expelled from the party in 2010 following differences with the leadership.Later, he had formed Rashtriya Lok Manch which drew a blank in the last Uttar Pradesh assembly elections as none of its 360 candidates was able to win any seat.In 2014, ahead of Lok Sabha elections, he and Jaya Prada had joined Ajit Singhs Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD). He contested from Fatehpur Sikri. PTI NAB ZMNlast_img

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