Kantilal Bhuria

Kantilal Bhuria

Constituency: Ratlam

Party: Indian National Congress

Father's Name: Late Shri Nanu Ram Bhuria

Mother's Name: Late Smt. Ladki Bai

Date of Birth: Thursday, June 1, 1950

Birth Place: Mordundia, Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh)

Spouse Name: Smt. Kalpana Bhuria

SONS: 2

DAUGHTERS: 0

State Name: Madhya Pradesh

Permanent Address: Gopal Colony, Distt. -Jhabua - 457 661Madhya PradeshTels. (07392) 243356, 244088 09893168601 (M)

Present Address: AB-13, Tilak Marg, New Delhi-110 00209893168601, 0 9811380294 (M)

Education Qualifications: M.A., LL.B. Educated at Chandrashekhar Azad College, Distt. Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh

Countries Visited: Widely travelled

Positions Held: 1976-77 District President, Congress Seva Dal, Distt. Jhabua
1977 Secretary, M.P. Congress Committee
1978 President, Ranapur Block, Distt. Jhabua
1980-97 Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1987-90 Parliamentary Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh
1987-90 Minister of State, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh
1993-98 Cabinet Minister, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
1998-2003 Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Parliamentary Cell, Government of Madhya Pradesh
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2004 Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
22-23 May 2004 Union Minister of State without portfolio
23 May 2004 Union Minister of State, Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (4th term)
31 May 2009-19 July 2011 Union Cabinet Minister, Tribal Affairs
24 Nov. 2015 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha in a bye Election (5th Terms)
1 Sept. 2017 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment

OTHER INFO: <I>President,</I> Chandrashekhar Azad College, Jhabua, 1973-74; <I>Senate Member,</I> University of Ujjain, 1980-81; attended Executive Meeting of Asia Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development, Japan