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Kantilal Bhuria

Kantilal Bhuria


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.

Personal Life

Full Name Kantilal Bhuria
Date of Birth 01 Jun 1950 (Age 70)
Place of Birth Mordundia, Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh)
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Post Graduate
Profession AgriculturistAdvocate, Political and Social Worker
Father's Name Late Shri Nanu Ram Bhuria
Mother's Name Late Smt. Ladki Bai
Spouse's Name Smt. Kalpana Bhuria
No of Sons 2
No of Daughters 1


Permanent address Gopal Colony, Distt. -Jhabua - 457 661Madhya PradeshTels. (07392) 243356, 24408809893168601 (M)
Present address AB-13, Tilak Marg,New Delhi-110 00209893168601, 0 9811380294 (M)
Contact number 989316801
Email NA
Website NA

Interesting Facts

He works for the upliftment of SC/ST/Backward Class and poor people.

Political Timeline

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

Early Life

  • 1973-74
    He was the President of Chandrashekhar Azad College, Jhabua.
Net Worth4.77 CRORE

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.


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