Congress’ Rahul Gandhi prolonged his condolences after the passing of Buta Singh on Saturday and mentioned the previous Union minister and senior get together chief was a real public servant to the nation. Buta Singh was 86.
“The nation has misplaced a real public servant and a loyal chief with the demise of Sardar Buta Singh Ji. He devoted his complete life for the service of the nation and the properly being of the individuals, for which he’ll at all times be remembered. My condolences to his members of the family throughout this tough time,” Gandhi tweeted.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi additionally expressed his condolences on Twitter after Singh’s demise. “Shri Buta Singh Ji was an skilled administrator and efficient voice for the welfare of the poor in addition to downtrodden. Saddened by his passing away. My condolences to his household and supporters,” PM Modi tweeted.
Singh contested his first elections because the member of the Shiromani Akali Dal and joined the Indian Nationwide Congress within the 1960s. He was first elected to the third Lok Sabha in 1962 from the Sadhna constituency. He was the Union residence minister and Union agriculture minister. He was additionally the chairperson of the Nationwide Fee For Scheduled Caste from 2007 to 2010. Singh was additionally the creator of a set of articles in Punjabi literature and historical past and wrote a e book known as Punjabi Talking State: A Important Evaluation.