Kamal Nath was born on 18 November 1946 in Kanpur,Uttar Pradesh He married Alka Nath on 27 January 1973 and has two sons.
Kamal Nath is an Indian politician and the Ex Minister of Urban Development.He represents the Chhindwara constituency of Madhya Pradesh and was elected 9 times from the conistituency. He is a leader of the Indian National Congress (INC).
He was first elected to the 7th Lok Sabha in 1980.He was re-elected to the 8th Lok Sabha in 1985, the 9th Lok Sabha in 1989, and the 10th Lok Sabha in 1991.He was inducted into the Union Council of Ministers as Minister of Environment & Forests in June 1991.From 1995 to 1996 he served as union minister of State, Textiles
On 16 May 2009 he again won the elections from his constituency for the 15th Lok Sabha and re-entered the Cabinet, this time as Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways.In 2011, as a result of a cabinet reshuffle Kamal Nath replaced Jaipal Reddy to take on his role as Minister of Urban Development. Jaipal replaced Murli Deora as minister of petroleum natural gas.
In October 2012, Nath was confirmed to the ministry of parliamentary affairs in addition to his current role as urban development minister. In late 2012, Nath replaced Pranab Mukherjee to help the UPA government win a crucial debate on FDI retail.
Nath also replaced rural development minister Jairam Ramesh as an ex-officio member of the Planning Commission in December 2012.From 4 June to 5 June 2014 he was the only member to have taken official oath as a member of parliament of the 16th Lok Sabha.He was made the ProTem Speaker of the newly elected Lok Sabha.