Arvind Kejriwal is a prominent politician in the Indian Political diaspora and popular social activist.He was born in a remote village of Haryana. As a bright student from childhood, Arvind cleared the test in his first attempt and joined IIT Kharagpur, in West Bengal, choosing mechanical engineering as his stream.After completing his degree,he secured job in Tata Steels,but soo he left the job for preparing civil service examination attending his true calling from heart.He also had the opportunity to work with Mother Teresa at her Kalighat Ashram for two months.He cleared the civil service examination in 1993 and joined Indian revenue service.He married his 1993 IRS batchmate Sunita in 1995.
His social life bloomed when he founded a movement called Parivartan in 1999 to expose fake ration card scam and assisted the citizens of Delhi in matters related to income tax, electricity and food rations.In order to focus more on Social cause ,he resgined from his job in 2006 and established the Public Cause Research Foundation.
Kejriwal rose to popularity in 2010 when he associated himself with the prominent social activist Anna Haraze in early 2010s while campaigning for the passing of the Jan Lokpal bill.following differences with Anna Hazare regarding whether or not to politicise the popular India Against Corruption movement,He established his own political party called Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and contested in 2013 Delhi assembly election and his party won 28 out of 70 seats. With conditional support from the Indian National Congress,he formed the government and sworn in as chief minister of Delhi.But just in 49 days he resigned citing his failure to table Jan Lokapal.
With Presodent rule prevailing in Delhi,He contested He contested in 16th Lokasabha Election from Varanasi constituency against the BJP prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi and but lost.His party again contested in 2015 Delhi assembly election and sweeped 67 seats out of 70 seats and formed the government.He again took charge as the 7th chief minister of Delhi.
With his unique political views and zeal for public service,Kejriwal stands tall in Indian Politics.
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