|Member of Parliament for Kangra||16 May 2014|
|Date Of Birth||12 September 1934 (age 84)|
|Place||Kangra, Punjab, British India (now in Himachal Pradesh, India)|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
Shanta Kumar (born 12 September 1934) is a former 3rd Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh and a former Union Minister in Government of India.
He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was elected to the 9th Lok Sabha from Kangra constituency in 1989.
He was re-elected to the Lok Sabha in 1998 and 1999 from the same constituency. He has written a number of books.