Name - Arvind kejriwal
Born - August 16, 1968
Designation - Chief minister of Delhi
Political party - Aam aadmi party
Alma mater - IIT Khadagpur
Previous offices - joint commissioner at
income tax department
Awards - Ramon Magsaysay Award
Case - Arvind Kejriwal vs Central Public Information
Arun Jaitley vs Arvind Kejriwal & Ors
satbir singh vs. Anna hazare and oths ( party)
Gadkari defamation case
Arvind kejriwal was born in a middle-class family in siwani and bhiwadi on 16 August 1968, the first of the three children of Gobind Ram Kejriwal and Gita Devi. His father was an electrical engineer who graduated from the Birla institute of technology , mesra and whose work led to many changes in the family"s residence. Kejriwal spent most of his childhood in north Indian towns such as sonepat , ghaziabad and hisar. He was educated at campus school in Hisar and at a Christian missionary Holy Child School at sonipat .
He graduated from the IIT Khadagpur in kanpur , majoring in mechanical engineering. He joined tata steel in 1989 and was posted in jamshedpur . Kejriwal resigned in 1992, having taken leave of absence to study for the civil services examination .
Arvind Kejriwal (born 16 August 1968) is an Indian politician who is the chief minister of delhi since February 2015. He previously served as Chief Minister from December 2013 to February 2014, stepping down after 49 days. He is the national convener of the Aam aadmi party (AAP). His party won the 2015 Delhi Assembly elections with a majority, obtaining 67 out of 70 assembly seats.
Kejriwal is a graduate of the IIT Khadagpur , and worked in the IRS as a joint commissioner of the income tax department in New Delhi.
In 2006, Kejriwal was awarded the Ramon magsaysay Award for Emergent Leadership recognising his involvement in the grassroots movement parivartan using right to information legislation in a campaign against corruption. The same year, after resigning from the IRS, he donated his Magsaysay award money as a corpus fund to found the public service research , a non-governmental organisation (NGO).
In 2012, he launched the Aam Aadmi Party, and the party won in the 2013 Delhi legislative assembly election. Following the election, he took office as the Chief Minister of Delhi on 28 December 2013. He resigned 49 days later, on 14 February 2014, stating he did so because of his minority government"s inability to pass his proposed anti-corruption legislation due to a lack of support from other political parties.
On 14 February 2015, he was sworn in as Chief Minister for a second term after his party"s victory in the Delhi Assembly election