Member of Parliament Shri Kantilal Bhuria

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Shri Kantilal Bhuria

Constituency   :Ratlam (ST) (Madhya Pradesh )
Party Name     :Indian National Congress(INC)
Father’s NameLate Shri Nanu Ram Bhuria
Mother’s NameLate Smt. Ladki Bai
Date of Birth01 Jun 1950
Place of BirthMordundia, Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh)
Marital StatusMarried
Date of Marriage19 Nov 1981
Spouse’s NameSmt. Kalpana Bhuria
No. of Sons2
M.A., LL.B.
Educated at Chandrashekhar Azad College, Distt. Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh
Advocate, Political and Social Worker
Permanent Address
Gopal Colony, Distt. -Jhabua – 457 661
Madhya Pradesh
Tels. (07392) 243356, 244088
09893168601 (M)
Present Address
AB-13, Tilak Marg,
New Delhi-110 002
09893168601, 0 9811380294 (M)
Positions Held
1976-77District President, Congress Seva Dal, Distt. Jhabua
1977Secretary, M.P. Congress Committee
1978President, Ranapur Block, Distt. Jhabua
1980-97Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1987-90Parliamentary Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh
1987-90Minister of State, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh
1993-98Cabinet Minister, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh
1998Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
1998-2003Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Parliamentary Cell, Government of Madhya Pradesh
1999Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2004Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
2004Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
22-23 May 2004Union Minister of State without portfolio
23 May 2004Union Minister of State, Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (4th term)
31 May 2009-19 July 2011Union Cabinet Minister, Tribal Affairs
24 Nov. 2015Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha in a bye Election (5th Terms)
1 Sept. 2017 onwardsMember, Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
Social And Cultural Activities
Participated in various social and cultural activities
Special Interests
Upliftment of SC/ST/Backward Class and poor people
Sports and Clubs
Athletics Champion, Vikram University (1971-74), Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
Countries Visited
Widely travelled
Other Information
President, Chandrashekhar Azad College, Jhabua, 1973-74; Senate Member, University of Ujjain, 1980-81; attended Executive Meeting of Asia Forum of Parliamentarians on “Population and Development”, Japan

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