Politics News / How did you spend 6 months in Tihar Jail? Sanjay Singh told the whole thing

Vikrant Shekhawat : Apr 06, 2024, 09:24 PM
Politics News: Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh said on Saturday that he acted with determination and courage during his 6-month stay in Tihar Jail. Sanjay Singh said that he had also told his family members not to shed tears. Rajya Sabha member Singh was granted bail by the Supreme Court on Tuesday in the money laundering case related to Delhi Excise Policy. He came out of Tihar Jail on Wednesday after being imprisoned in Tihar Jail for almost 6 months. On this occasion, he remembered his days spent in Tihar.

‘The first 11 days were very difficult in a small room’

Let us tell you that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and senior AAP leaders Manish Sisodia and Satyendar Jain are also currently lodged in Tihar Jail. Singh said, 'The first 11 days were very difficult in the small cell, we were not allowed to go out. I was under police protection. After this, I spoke to the jail administration and demanded that I be given the rights as a common prisoner.' He said that after this he was allowed to go out of the cell for a certain time under police security.

'Used the time in jail well in reading books'

Sanjay Singh said, 'They decided to allow me to go to the music room, badminton court for a certain period of time. Even issues related to food were addressed.' The AAP leader said that since he did not have a mobile phone, he utilized his time in jail by reading books. He said, 'I read books by Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. (Ram Manohar) Lohia, Bhagat Singh in those 6 months. I studied as much in 6 months as I had not been able to study in 6 years.' After spending 6 months in Tihar, he said that his 'morale has increased a lot'.

'I told my family to stay strong'

Sanjay Singh said that this will strengthen his further fight. He said, 'Either you sit at home or fight. We will fight.' When Singh was in jail, his wife Anita was handling everything. Talking about how his family handled themselves in his absence, Singh said that they took courage and perseverance and even asked his family to stay strong. He said, 'It is a difficult situation for any family if they are facing such circumstances. I knew that video conferences between prisoners and their families are recorded.

‘I told them it was being recorded’

The Rajya Sabha MP said that he used to try to cheer up his family with interesting anecdotes or some funny incident from the jail. Singh said, 'On the first day they (his family) asked me how are you, how is your health. I told them to always ask me, 'How are the people in jail?' No one had to cry. I told him it was being recorded. The people at the top will be happy to see him crying or seeing Sanjay Singh sad.' He said that for most of the time in jail, he was kept in cell number 28 in jail number 2, but later he was transferred to jail number 5. was given.

‘I was under CCTV surveillance 24 hours a day’

Sanjay Singh said, 'This was a strange thing. I was transferred from jail number 2 to jail number 5. Manish Sisodia is in a separate jail and Satyendra Jain is in a separate jail. I don't know why they consider us such big accused that we all were kept in different jails. I was under CCTV surveillance round the clock.' When Singh got information about getting bail from the Supreme Court, he was admitted in ILBS Hospital. He said, 'I have been undergoing treatment at ILBS hospital for the last 3-4 years. A report came after which the doctor advised liver biopsy. At that time I was admitted to ILBS for this.