Singh held on to his seat despite labour losing the 2010 general election.However, the party lost the seat to respect party's George Galloway in March by-elections caused by Singh's resignation.
Calling Singh a 'tireless campaigner', labour leader Ed Miliband said, "I was very sad to learn of Marsha's death. He was a tireless representative of the people of Bradford West.Politics gave him the opportunity to make a positive difference to the community he grew up in and was so proud of.To him, it was a privilege to represent them".
His first wife, Sital Kaur, died in 2001. He is survived by his second wife, Kuldip Mann and two children and two step-children.