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Arvind Kejriwal in 2016
|Chief Minister of Delhi|
14 February 2015
|Lieutenant Governor||Anil Baijal
|Preceded by||President's Rule|
28 December 2013 – 14 February 2014
|Lieutenant Governor||Najeeb Jung|
|Preceded by||Sheila Dikshit|
|Succeeded by||President's Rule|
16 August 1968 |
Bhiwani, Haryana, India
|Political party||Aam Aadmi Party|
Sunita Kejriwal (m. 1994)
|Children||Harshita Kejriwal and Pulkit Kejriwal|
|Residence||New Delhi, India|
|Alma mater||Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur|
|Known for||India Against Corruption & Jan Lokpal Bill|
Arvind Kejriwal (born 16 August 1968) is an Indian politician. He is the current and 7th Chief Minister of Delhi. He is the national convener of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). He started the Aam Aadmi Party in 2012. Kejriwal won the TIME 100 Readers' Poll in 2014.For the 2019 general elections the Aam Aadmi Party shared seats with the Indian National Congress.
Kejriwal was born in Bhiwani, Haryana on 16th August 1968. He was educated at Campus School in Hisar. He graduated from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, majoring in mechanical engineering.
Started Aam Aadmi Party
In November 2012, Kejriwal launched AAP.
Chief Minister of Delhi (first term)
AAP contested Delhi legislative assembly elections in 2013. Kejriwal defeated incumbent Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit of the Indian National Congress (INC). Kejriwal was sworn in as the second-youngest chief minister of Delhi on 28 December 2013.
On 14 February 2014 he resigned as Chief Minister.
2014 Loksabha Elections
Chief Minister of Delhi (second term)
Aam Aadmi Party won 67 of the 70 constituencies in the 2015 Delhi Assembly elections. Arvind Kejriwal took oath on 14 February 2015 as Delhi's chief minister for a second time.
by Pran Kurup
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