Arvind Kejriwal Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Worth, Assets, Wife & Children

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Arvind Kejriwal is a famous Indian Politician, who was most commonly known for his Jan lokpal bill and Indian against corruption. He is also the chief minister of Delhi since February 2015. Kejriwal was born in a family of literate people where everyone in his family was educated and had a white-collar job. Kejriwal is an IITian and he was a mechanical engineer before he got into politics.

Career:

Arvind Kejriwal started working in the year 1995, as an Assistant commissioner of Income Tax after he qualified from the Civil Services Examination. Kejriwal was given a two years paid leave in November 2000, to pursue higher education on a condition that after his education he won’t resign for three years, but Kejriwal couldn’t keep upto this condition and later as a fine he had to pay 927,787 Rupees as the dues. In 2011, he joined Anna Hazare and Kiran BEdi to form the India Against Corruption group.  In 2012, he started his own political party- Aam Aadmi Party and he fought against corruption and Jan Lokpal Bill. He elected against the then Chief minister Shiela Dixit for the Chief minister position and became the chief minister of Delhi. In 2014, he contested against Narendra Modi for the general lok sabha elections from Varanasi. He lost the counts by a major margin. In 2015, Kejriwal was re-elected as the Chief Minister of Delhi and he defeated Nupur Sharma with high number of votes.

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Net Worth: 71 Lakhs (INR) 

Awards:

Arvind Kejriwal is an educated man, and in his entire career he has won several awards. In 2004 he received the Ashoka Fellow, Civic engagement award; in 2005, he won the Satyendra award for bringing transparency in the government. In 2006 he won the CNN-IBN award for emergent leadership; in 2010, he won the policy change agent of the year by the Economic Times Awards. He was also listed in the top global thinkers list, most influential people in the world and sole leaders from India.

Personal Info:

Name: Arvind Kejriwal

Nickname: Arvind

Date of Birth: 16 August 1968

Age: 48 years

Place of Birth: Siwani, Haryana, India

Schools: Campus School, Hisar; Christian Missionary Holy Child School, Sonipat

College: Indian Institute of Technology, Khargpur, West Bengal

Father: Gobind Ram Kejriwal

Mother: Gita Devi

Brother: Manoj

Sister: Ranjana

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Sunita Kejriwal

Children:  Son- Pulkit; daughter- Harshita

Religion: Hindu

Zodiac Sign: Leo

Height: 5’5”

Weight: 60Kgs

Eye Colour: Black

Profession: Indian Politician

Languages Known: Hindi and English

 

 

 

 

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