Kantilal Bhuria was born on 1 June 1950 in Jhabua of Madhya Pradesh. He is the son of Nanu Ram Bhuria and Ladki Bai. He is currently a member of the Indian National Congress. He the Minister of Tribal Affairs of the Republic of India till July 2011. In 2009 he got promoted to the rank of cabinet minister in the United Progressive Alliance-2 government, led by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Prior to that he was the Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. Bhuria was elected to the Lok Sabha in 1998, 1999 and 2004 from Jhabua constituency in Madhya Pradesh and in 2009 and 2015 from Ratlam. The Congress leader married Kalpana Bhuria and the couple has 2 sons, Sandeep Bhuria and Vikrant Bhuria. He has completed his M.A. and has also done his L.L.B. from Chandrashekhar Azad College, Distt. Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh.
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