Arvind Kejriwal is the current Chief Minister of Delhi since February 14, 2015.
He is also the founder of Aam Aadmi Party, which was established in November 2012.
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 soon 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 resigned 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 Hazare in early 2010s while campaigning for the passing of the Jan Lokpal bill. Following differences with Anna Hazare regarding whether or not to politicize 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 President rule prevailing in Delhi, He contested He contested in 16th Lokas Sabha 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 received 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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Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the Kanjhawala's victim family.
The victim, Anjali Singh, who was killed in an accident on January 1, 2023.
To this, the AAP politician assured to victim's mother and family to provide justice for their daughter.
Founder of Aam Aadmi Party, Arvind Kejriwal recently took a jibe at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath.
He also shared a clip of Yogi ji by calling him a sympathizer of terrorism.
Kejriwal also indicated towards audience by saying that if you want slangs, hooliganism, abusive politics then vote for him. Or else, you want schools, hospitals, electricity, water, roads, then vote for me.
Arvind Kejriwal recently given 10 guarantees from his Aam Aadmi Party ahead of the Delhi Municipal Corporation elections.
As the MCD election is scheduled to conduct on December 4, before that, he firstly guaranteed to beautify Delhi.
The Delhi CM also promised to improvise all the MCD running schools and hospitals and clean up the roads and lanes of Delhi.
Thereafter, Kejriwal ji also promised to make a corruption free MCD.
Chief minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal appealed to Modi government to put pictures of Lakshmi-Ganesh on currency note.
He also said that the pictures can be added beside Mahatma Gandhi's photo.
Kejriwal ji also set an example of Indonesia, which is a Muslim nation that too has Ganesha's picture on its currency note.
Arvind Kejriwal's wife's name is Sunita Kejriwal, who is an IRS officer by profession.
Arvind Kejriwal's contact number is 9911576726.
Yes, Arvind Kejriwal is the father of 1 son and 1 daughter.
Arvind Kejriwal's caste is Vaishya (Baniya).
Yes, Arvind Kejriwal is married to Sunita Kejriwal.
Arvind Kejriwal is having net worth of ₹1.69 Crore.
Arvind Kejriwal completed graduation in mechanical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
Aam Aadmi Party was formed in the year 2012.
Arvind Kejriwal is the founder of Aam Aadmi Party.
Arvind Kejriwal is the current Chief Minister of Delhi.