Buta Singh

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Buta Singh
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Minister of Home Affairs
In office
1986–1989
Prime MinisterRajiv Gandhi
Preceded byP. V. Narasimha Rao
Succeeded byMufti Mohammad Sayeed
Minister of AgricultureMinister of Rural Development
In office
1984–1986
Prime MinisterRajiv Gandhi
Governor of Bihar
In office
2004–2006
Succeeded byGopalkrishna Gandhi
Chairman National Commission for Scheduled Castes
In office
2007–2010
Prime MinisterManmohan Singh
Preceded bySuraj Bhan
Succeeded byP. L. Punia
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Minister of Sports
In office
1982–1984
Prime MinisterIndira Gandhi
Chairman Asian Games Special Organizing Committee
In office
1981–1982
Prime MinisterIndira Gandhi
Minister of Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution
In office
1995–1996
Prime MinisterP.V. Narasimha Rao
Personal details
Born(1934-03-21)21 March 1934
Mustafapur, Jalandhar district, Punjab
Died2 January 2021(2021-01-02) (aged 86)
New Delhi, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Manjit Kaur
ChildrenArvinder Singh Lovely

Buta Singh (21 March 1934 – 2 January 2021) was an Indian politician. He was a senior leader of the Indian National Congress. He was the Union Home Minister of India, Governor of Bihar from 2004 to 2006 and was chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes from 2007 to 2010.[1]

Singh died on 2 January 2021 in New Delhi from problems caused by a cerebral haemorrhage, aged 86.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hon'ble Governor of Bihar - Sardar Buta Singh". National Informatics Centre, India. Archived from the original on 3 February 2008. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  2. "Congress leader and former Union minister Buta Singh passes away". The Hindustan Times. 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  3. "Former Union minister Buta Singh passes away". The Indian Express. 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.