Sanjay Singh is a senior leader of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). As of January 2020, he was the national spokesperson of the party and a member of the Rajya Sabha. His association with AAP chief 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 was elected to the Rajya Sabha on 8 January 2018 from Delhi.
Born on 22 March 1972 in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur district, Sanjay Singh holds a diploma in mining engineering from Orissa School of Mining Engineering, Keonjhar. After completing his higher studies, he formed the Azad Samaj Seva Samiti in Sultanpur in 1994. The Samiti was involved in organising blood-donation and health camps, and campaigning for people’s rights. He was also part of the ‘Azad Sewa Samiti’, which later became a part of the National Hawkers’ Association.
Before entering politics, Singh was known for his involvement in campaigns for rights of street vendors and cleaning of the Gomti river.
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.