Kantilal Bhuria

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Kantilal Bhuria
कांतिलाल भूरिया
Kantilal Bhuria and Ajay Singh in 2013.jpg
Kantilal Bhuria (L) with Ajay Singh (R) in 2013
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
Preceded by Dileep Singh Bhuria
In office
Preceded by Dileep Singh Bhuria
Succeeded by Dileep Singh Bhuria
Constituency Ratlam
Minister of State, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
In office
24 May 2004 – 2009
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Succeeded by Ram Vilas Paswan
Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Tribal Affairs
In office
31 May 2009 – 19 July 2011
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Personal details
Born (1950-06-01) 1 June 1950 (age 68)
Jhabua, Madhya Bharat, India
Nationality India
Political party Hand INC.svg INC
(Indian National Congress)
Spouse(s) Kalpana Bhuria
Children 2 sons
Sandeep Bhuria
Vikrant Bhuria
Mother Ladki Bai
Father Nanu Ram Bhuria
Residence Jhabua
Education M. A., LLB
Alma mater Chandrashekhar Azad College, Jhabua
Profession Politician
As of 29 May, 2018
Source: [1]

Kantilal Bhuria (born 1 June 1950) is a member of the Indian National Congress and was till July 2011 the Minister of Tribal Affairs of the Republic of India.[1] He had been promoted to the rank of cabinet minister in the United Progressive Alliance-2 government, led by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2009. Earlier, 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.[2] His successor, the new Minister of Tribal Affairs is V Kishore Chandra Deo, another Congressman.

Kantilal Bhuria assumes the charge of the Union Minister for Agriculture and Food in New Delhi on May 25, 2004

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.


  1. ^ "Council of Ministers - Who's Who - Government: National Portal of India". India.gov.in. Government of India. Archived from the original on 31 October 2012. Retrieved 11 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Detailed Profile: Shri Kantilal Bhuria".

External links

  • Members of Fourteenth Lok Sabha - Parliament of India website
Political offices
Preceded by
Minister of Tribal Affairs

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