Former Home Minister Buta Singh passes away: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi expresses grief - Newztezz Online


Saturday, January 2, 2021

Former Home Minister Buta Singh passes away: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi expresses grief

 Union Minister Buta Singh has passed away. He breathed his last in Delhi today Buta Singh was a veteran leader of the Sikh community. He was also a minister at the Center. Buta Singh was also the Governor of Bihar. PM Narendra Modi has expressed grief over his demise.

Buta Singh's political life was very long

Buta Singh, 86, will be buried today. Buta Singh had been ill for a long time. Buta Singh, an eight-time MP, had a long political career. Born in the year 1934 in Jalandhar district, Buta Singh was a big face in national politics. He was born in 1934 in Jalandhar.

Buta Singh's political career

Buta Singh was known as a confidant of the Gandhi family. But there came a time when he parted ways with Congress. Sardar Buta Singh played his role in national politics and nation building as Union Home Minister, Agriculture Minister, Railway Minister, Sports Minister and Governor of Bihar and Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes.

Buta Singh joined the Congress when Jawaharlal Nehru became PM. He later held key positions in the cabinets of Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, PV Narasimha Rao and Dr Manmohan Singh. In addition to being active in national politics, he established his identity as a Dalit leader. He was the General Secretary of the Congress from 1978 to 1980. He later became the Home Minister of India and later when Dr. Manmohan Singh's government came to power at the Center, he became the Governor of Bihar (2004-2006).

PM Modi and Rahul Gandhi tweeted

Expressing grief over the demise of Buta Singh, PM Narendra Modi said that he was an experienced leader and a skilled administrator. PM Modi said that he raised his voice for the poor and marginalized people in the society. The PM said he was saddened by his demise and expressed his condolences to the family of Buta Singh.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has also expressed his condolences on the demise of Buta Singh. Rahul Gandhi tweeted that the country has lost a true public servant and a sincere leader with the death of Sardar Buta Singh. He devoted his entire life to the service of the country and the welfare of the people, for which he will always be remembered. My condolences to his family in these difficult times.

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