Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Bhuria, Shri Kantilal
Constituency   : Ratlam (ST) (Madhya Pradesh)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress(INC)

Father's Name Late Shri Nanu Ram Bhuria
Mother's Name Late Smt. Ladki Bai
Date of Birth 01 Jun 1950
Place of Birth Mordundia, Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 19 Nov 1981
Spouse's Name Smt. Kalpana Bhuria
No. of Sons 2
M.A., LL.B.
Educated at Chandrashekhar Azad College, Distt. Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh
Profession Agriculturist
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
1976-77 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

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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