Kantilal Bhuria

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Kantilal Bhuria
Member 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 16th Lok Sabha
Preceded by Dilip Singh Bhuria
Constituency Ratlam
Personal details
Born (1950-06-01) 1 June 1950 (age 66)
Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Kalpana Bhuria
Children 2 sons
Residence Jhabua
As of 22 September, 2006
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.

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 constituency.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Minister of Tribal Affairs