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Sanjay Singh Sanjay Singh

Sanjay Singh is a serving Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from Delhi, since 2018. Singh is a senior leader of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the state-in-charge for Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Rajasthan. Before entering politics, Singh was known for his involvement in campaigns for rights of street vendors and cleaning of the Gomti river. Sanjay has participated in several important debates including the Rafale deal for which a 5000 crore defamation suit was filed against him by Anil Ambani group Reliance Defence. Singh also raised discrepancies involving the operational One Stop Centres in the country and the respective fund allocations across the states. He has raised concerns related to child deaths due to malnutrition, prevention of child trafficking, stringent punishments for sexual abuse of children amongst others. In 2020, Sanjay Singh was felicitated with the PGC Award by UNICEF India for his efforts. In his term as an MP, he has provided various works to be carried out in his constituency from his MPLADs fund. In 2018, Singh donated one crore rupees from MPLAD along with one month of salary towards the Kerala Flood Relief. Some other development activities undertaken by him include provision of an ambulance in the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital in Delhi, placing street lights and dustbins across Delhi. Sanjay Singh has been a senior leader of the AAP since its inception in November 2012. He is a member of the party's foremost decision-making body, the Political Affairs Committee (PAC). His association with AAP Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal dates back to 2006, when he joined the latter's campaign for Right to Information (RTI). Singh also participated in the 2011 anti-corruption movement led by social activist Anna Hazare. Singh has remained active in the Parliament since 2018 and is known for his bold statements against issues in the country. He is a member of the Standing Committee and Consultative Committee on Urban Development, a member of the Silk Board of India and a member of the Parliamentary Friendship Group on Latin American Countries (LAC). He is a former member of the Standing Committee on Coal and Steel. In the Punjab Assembly election 2017, for which Singh was in charge of the AAP’s Punjab unit, the party won 20 of the state’s 117 seats and emerged as the second-biggest party. This was seen as commendable, as it was the first time the AAP was contesting in a Punjab state election. Later that year, Singh also spearheaded the party’s campaign for civic polls in Uttar Pradesh. During Delhi 2020 elections, Sanjay Singh was made the campaign in-charge along with Pankaj Gupta who was made the campaign director. Singh's parliamentary statistics show his exemplary record in the parliament. He was raised 228 starred and un-starred questions in the parliament and introduced 3 Private Member Bills. Sanjay Singh was born on March 22, 1972 in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur district. He currently resides in Delhi with his father, mother, wife and two children. Sanjay Singh holds a diploma in mining engineering from Orissa School of Mining Engineering, Keonjhar.

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Reporter Bike Wali: Sanjay Singh speaks on which party will win in Amethi

Feb 22, 2022, 08:07 PM IST

Amid the ongoing assembly polls of UP, BJP has chosen Dr Sanjay Singh to contest from Amethi. How well prepared is he and will he win? India TV's 'Reporter Bike Wali,' Jyoti Mishra, speaks with him on the same.

Chunav Manch: Will there be an alliance of Samajwadi Party and AAP ahead of UP polls 2022?

Elections | Jul 03, 2021, 08:20 PM IST

AAP workers were even arrested when they raised questions on unemployment in Uttar Pradesh. My party has always played a strong role in being part of the Opposition: Sanjay Singh

COVID scare: Step out of home when necessary, urges Delhi Special CP

News | Apr 17, 2021, 10:00 PM IST

Delhi Special Commissioner of Police Sanjay Singh urged people to stay at home and step out of home only if necessary.

PM Modi is afraid of CM Kejriwal: Sanjay Singh on passage of NCT (Amendment) Bill 2021

News | Mar 25, 2021, 10:31 AM IST

The Rajya Sabha cleared the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2021 amid walkout by the opposition including Congress party.

Super 100: AAP MP Sanjay Singh gives zero hour notice in RS for discussion over Uttarakhand disaster

News | Feb 11, 2021, 07:00 AM IST

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh on Wednesday gave a Zero Hour Notice in the Rajya Sabha, asking for a discussion on the financial aid to the Uttarakhand disaster victims.

Budget session: "AAP to boycott President's speech," informs Sanjay Singh

News | Jan 28, 2021, 06:54 PM IST

Ahead of President Ram Nath Kovind's budget speech on January 29, AAP MP Sanjay Singh informed that AAP will boycott the President's speech. uring farmers' mega tractor rally on Republic Day.

Hathars case: AAP delegation meets victim's family

News | Oct 05, 2020, 10:26 PM IST

Sanjay Singh-led delegation of Aam Aadmi Party leaders met the family members of the alleged gang-rape victim in Hathras on October 05.

An unidentified person throws ink at the AAP leader Sanjay Singh

News | Oct 05, 2020, 04:13 PM IST

An unidentified person throws ink at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) delegation that is in Hathras to meet the family members of the alleged gangrape victim.

JDU leader Sanjay Singh accuses Rhea Chakraborty of having links with drug mafia

News | Aug 26, 2020, 02:14 PM IST

JDU leader Sanjay Singh has accused Rhea Chakraborty of having a criminal gang. He said that she has links with the drug mafia.

AAP cites Delhi HC's 'approval' of COVID-19 death toll after BJP-ruled MCD's contradiction

News | Jun 11, 2020, 11:10 PM IST

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh said that there is no doubt about the expertise of Death Audit Committee of doctors, and the number provided by them is correct.

Sanjay Singh blames BJP for violence in Delhi

Politics | Feb 26, 2020, 02:07 PM IST

AAP leader Sanjay Singh blames BJP for violence in Delhi, appeals for peace

Delhi polls: AAP questions EC over not announcing total turnout

Politics | Feb 09, 2020, 08:54 PM IST

While addressing a press conference in the national capital, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh on Sunday said that in the history of 70 years.

Manoj Tiwari's 'impurity' remark on Kejriwal's Hunaman temple visit draws strong AAP reaction

Elections | Feb 08, 2020, 04:17 PM IST

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari made controversial remarks on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over latter's visit for a Hanuman pooja.

Sanjay Singh demands President, SC's to expedite execution in Nirbhaya case

Politics | Feb 04, 2020, 07:08 PM IST

AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh raised his voice in Rajya Sabha on Nirbhaya case.

Sanjay Singh dares BJP to arrest CM Kejriwal if he is a terrorist

Politics | Feb 03, 2020, 06:48 PM IST

While addressing a press conference, AAP leader Sanjay Singh challenged BJP to arrest Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, if he is a terrorist. "This is happening in the capital of our country, where the Central government is sitting, the Election Commission is present.

UP: Chaos at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's function in Noida

News | Sep 08, 2018, 10:12 PM IST

UP: Chaos at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's function in Noida

BJP cannot win 2019 polls without Nitish Kumar, says JDU leader Sanjay Singh

Politics | Jun 25, 2018, 01:53 PM IST

BJP cannot win 2019 polls without Nitish Kumar, says JDU leader Sanjay Singh

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