Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh ties knot with Rajya Sabha TV anchor Amrita Rai

Digvijaya Singh had confirmed his relationship with Amrita Rai, 44, in April last year.

Written by Sheela Bhatt | Updated: September 7, 2015 6:46:49 pm
amritadigvijaya759 Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh and TV anchor Amrita Rai

Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh got married to TV anchor Amrita Rai in Chennai late last month, sources said.

The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister is currently in the US. Sources close to the 68-year-old leader confirmed the wedding.

Rai was unavailable for comment, and staff at her Rajya Sabha TV office told The Sunday Express that she is on leave.

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Singh had confirmed his relationship with Rai, 44, in April last year. “She and her husband have already filed a mutual consent divorce case. Once that is decided we would formalise it,” he wrote on Twitter.

Rai had also accepted the relationship on Twitter, saying, “I have separated from my husband and we have filed a mutual consent divorce papers. After which I have decided to marry with Digvijaya Singh.”

Singh’s wife passed away in 2013 after prolonged illness. He has four daughters and a son.

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