Arvind Kejriwal is a renowned Indian Politician. He is a former bureaucrat and the current seventh Chief Minister of Delhi since February 2015. Earlier also from December 2013 to February 2014, he served as Chief Minister of Delhi, stepping down after 49 days of assuming power.
Arvind Kejriwal Birthday: Kejriwal was born on 16 August 1968 in Siwani, Bhiwani district, Haryana, India.
Arvind Kejriwal Family: Kejriwal was born to Gobind Ram Kejriwal, who was an electrical engineer and Gita Devi. His wife is Sunita Kejriwal whom he got married in 1995. They are blessed with 2 children Harshita Kejriwal and Pulkit Kejriwal.
Arvind Kejriwal Education:- Mr. Kejriwal graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in Mechanical Engineering. After completing his graduation he started working in Tata Steel in Jamshedpur. Then he took a gap and started studying for the Civil Services Exam. Meanwhile, he also volunteered with the Missionaries of Charity and at the Ramakrishna Mission in North-East India and at Nehru Yuva Kendra. Finally, he qualified for his exam and joined the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) as an Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax in 1995.
The man behind the successful growth of Delhi on a large scale is none other than the national convener of the AAM AADMI PARTY, Mr. Arvind Kejriwal. AAP was launched by him in November 2012. Through his constant and persistent efforts with the help of his party, he has aimed to assist the citizens by giving subsidy on power consumption, income-tax, and other food ration-related matters. And yes, he has been successful in delivering as per his promises.
Mr. Kejriwal played a key in uplifting the lives of the backward sections at the grass-root level. He participated in the proper drafting of the Jan Lokpal Bill, which demands Citizen’s, Ombudsman Bill. He uses the Right to Information Act, to rigorously raise a voice against corruption cases in Government departments like Delhi Electricity Board, Income Tax Department, Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
This hard-working and ‘never say no’ attitude leader is laurelled by many awards. In 2004 he was awarded Ashoka Fellow, followed by the Satyendra K. Dubey Memorial Award in 2005 by IIT Kanpur. Then in 2006, he was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award. CNN- IBN awarded the “Indian of the Year” award in 2006. He was also awarded the ‘Policy Change Agent of the Year’ award in 2010 by The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence.
Recently, with the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic this true leader, has made important provisions and is strongly standing upright with the people to save our nation from this harsh time. He is constantly addressing people and raising the importance of Social Distancing through his conferences.
This man with a mission has some magic in his words through which he draws the attention of people towards him. So let’s go through some of the most inspirational words by this leader which talks about his personality, politics, and in general.
Arvind Kejriwal Quotes
“Education cannot be a matter of charity, Education has to be a matter of Right.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“If you walk on the path of truth all the powers in the universe help you.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“Right to Information is a small concrete step in making our polity more democratic.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“Politics on education is a positive change, but dirty politics is not welcome.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“We may have innumerable weaknesses but our intent is clean.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“We are saying this repeatedly that you can save yourself from coronavirus.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“I have learned in my 49 days of governance that the government is not short of money, what lacks is the will.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“You are criticizing me for my fashion statement. My wife keeps on criticizing me for my blank bank statement.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“Pollution levels have come down in Delhi recently, and we’re determined and committed to bringing them down further and that’s why we’ve decided to introduce these steps.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“We have to make the bureaucracy accountable to the people. It is not something esoteric, it can be done.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“We have learned this from the world that the less you venture outside, the less you come in contact with the world that much we can save ourselves, we are saying this repeatedly that you can save yourself from coronavirus.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“We have to make Delhi the first corruption-free city in India. We can do it.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“We want your businesses to grow. But for that, all of you need to pay your taxes with honesty. It is possible that by now whatever tax you paid, some amount might have been stolen. But now, no one will be able to steal it.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“At the heart of all problems lies the politics of the country.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“Economic growth and ‘future superpower’ status is all very good but that doesn’t guarantee dignity for every individual.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“Constitution is for the people, people are not for the constitution. Change it for the betterment of the common man.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“Education is the most empowering means to transform a country.” — Arvind Kejriwal
“India will truly develop when all states and parties learn from each other.” — Arvind Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal is wisely addressed as ‘A Man with a Mission’. And the same is written in the book ‘A Man with a Mission – Arvind Kejriwal‘ by Little Scholars Editorial which covers the life journey of his from a student to the Chief Minister of Delhi.
Mr. Kejriwal himself has written a book by the name of SWARAJ. This book demonstrates the present democratic system in India and describes the ways through which people can achieve self-rule.
The man is successfully leading the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). His successful work includes the establishment of Mohalla Clinics that are primary health centers in Delhi. One more achievement is rolling out free bus transit for women on the Delhi Transport Corporation, with women traveling for free when using pink tickets carrying a message from Kejriwal.