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Buta Singh
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Minister of Home Affairs
In office
1986–1989
Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
Preceded by P. V. Narasimha Rao
Succeeded by Mufti Mohammad Sayeed
Minister of AgricultureMinister of Rural Development
In office
1984–1986
Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
Governor of Bihar
In office
2004–2006
Succeeded by Gopalkrishna Gandhi
Chairman National Commission for Scheduled Castes
In office
2007–2010
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Preceded by Suraj Bhan
Succeeded by P. L. Punia
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Minister of Sports
In office
1982–1984
Prime Minister Indira Gandhi
Chairman Asian Games Special Organizing Committee
In office
1981–1982
Prime Minister Indira Gandhi
Minister of Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution
In office
1995–1996
Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao
Personal details
Born (1934-03-21)21 March 1934
Mustafapur, Jalandhar district, Punjab
Died 2 January 2021(2021-01-02) (aged 86)
New Delhi, India
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Manjit Kaur
Children Arvinder 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.

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

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