Former Union Minister, former MP from Rajasthan and Congress leader Buta Singh passes away. The senior Congress leader was in a coma since October last year.
Former Union Home Minister Buta Singh died at the AIIMS in New Delhi on Saturday morning. He was 86.
Buta Singh, Former Governor and Congress Leader, Passes Away at 86.
Shri Buta Singh Ji was an experienced administrator and effective voice for the welfare of the poor as well as downtrodden. Saddened by his passing away. My condolences to his family and supporters: PM Narendra Modi
Buta Singh was an Indian politician and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress. He was the Union Home Minister of India, Governor of Bihar and was chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes from 2007 to 2010.