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Fifteenth Lok Sabha Member


Kantilal Bhuria

Kantilal Bhuria

Party Name Indian National Congress (INC)
Constituency Jhabua(ST)
State Madhya Pradesh
Father's Name Late Shri Nanu Ram Bhuria
Mother's Name Late Smt. Ladki Bai
Date of Birth 01.06.1950
Place of Birth Mordundiya, Distt. Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh
Profession Agriculturist
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 19 Nov 1981
Spouse's Name Smt. Kalpana Bhuria
No. of Children 2
Educational Qualifications

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

Permanent Address

Gopal Colony
Distt. -Jhabua - 457 661
Madhya Pradesh
Phone: 07392-243356, 244088

Present Address

8, Talkatora Road
New Delhi - 110 001
Phone: 011-23711448, 23328870
Mobile: 9811259995

Position Held

1976-77
- District President, Congress Seva Dal, Distt. Jhabua

1977
- Secretary, M.P. Congress Committee
- President, Ranapur Block, Distt. Jhabua

1980-97
- Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
- Parliamentary Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh
- Cabinet Minister, Government of Madhya Pradesh

1998
- Elected to 12th Lok Sabha

1998-99
- Convenor, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
- Convener, Madhya Pradesh Congress Parliamentary Party

1998-2003
- Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Parliamentary Cell, Government of Madhya Pradesh

1999
- Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

1999-2004
- Member, 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 onwards
- Union Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture and Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Social And Cultural Activities

Participated in various social and cultural activities

Sports and Clubs

Athletics Champion, Vikram University (1971-74), Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

Countries Visited

Argentina, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Panama, Phillippines, U.A.E., U.K. and U.S.A.; and attended Executive Meeting of Asia Forum of Parliamentarians on "Population and Development", Japan

Other Information

President, Chandrashekhar Azad College, Jhabua, 1973-74; Senate Member, University of Ujjain, 1980-81