Arvind Kejriwal is an Indian Politician and current Chief minister of Delhi who was born on 16 August, 1968. He was also the previous chief minister of Delhi from December 2013 to February, 2014. In 2015 elections, his party had won 67 out of 70 seats in Delhi Assembly Election. This article is about Arvind Kejriwal education qualification, awards and achievements he got during his tenure in politics.
Arvind Kejriwal Early Life History And Education Background
Starting with early life history and education, Arvind Kejriwal was born on 16 August, 1968 in an upper middle class educated family in Haryana. His father was an Electrical Engineer who had graduated from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra. Kejriwal had spent most of his time in childhood in North Indian towns such as Hisar etc. He got education at Campus School in Hisar and Christian missionary Holy child school at Sonipat.
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Arvind Kejriwal took IIT-JEE exam in 1985 & scored All Indian Rank (AIR) of 563. He did his Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He joined Tata steel in 1989. He posting was at Jamshedpur. He left that job in 1992 in order to take the exams of Civil Service Examination.
Arvind Kejriwal Personal Life
Arvind Kejriwal was married to Sunita in 1995. They have a daughter named Harshita & son named Pulkit.
Arvind Kejriwal Awards And Achievements
Arvind Kejriwal got several awards and achievements in his life. Some of the awards and achievements, which he got for excellence are listed below.
- In 2004: Ashoka Fellow, Civic Engagement.
- In 2006, Arvind got Ramon Magsaysay award for emergent leadership.
- In the very same year, Kejriwal got CNN-IBN Indian of the Year.
- In 2011, NDTV Indian of the year.
- In 2014, he was featured in the list of top 100 most influential people in the world in Time’s 2014.
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