Friday, September 2, 2011

Arvind Kumar Kejriwal Biography, Information, Details, Education, Political Movement, Jan Lokpal Bill, his Career, Date of Birth, Awards, Photos, Pictures

Full Name:-Arvind Kumar Kejriwal
Born:- 16 June 1968, Hissar, Haryana
Age:- 43
Education:- B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur
Alma mater:- IIT Kharagpur
Spouse:-Sunita Kejriwal
Children:- 2
Awards:-Ramon Magsaysay Award

  1. Parivartan
  2. Public Cause Research Foundation(Click here to visit the website)
  3. India Against Corruption

Political movement:-

  1. 2011 Indian anti-corruption movement
  2. Right to Information
  3. Jan Lokpal Bill

Arvind Kumar Kejriwal (born 16 June 1968) is an Indian social activist fighting for greater transparency in Government. He was awarded Ramon Magsaysay Award for Emergent Leadership in 2006, for activating India's Right to Information movement at grassroots and social activities to empower the poorest citizens to fight corruption by holding the government answerable to the people. Kejriwal is also a Saathi (fellow) of the Association for India's Development.

Arvind Kejriwal was born in a Marwari family in Hissar, Haryana in 1968. His father was an engineer and he spent most of his childhood living in small northern Indian towns like Sonepat, Mathura and Hissar. Kejriwal graduated from IIT Kharagpur as a Mechanical engineer in 1989.

Kejriwal joined Tata Steel right after his graduation from IIT Kharagpur. Kejriwal quit his job with Tata Steel in 1992 and spent some time working with Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata, the Ramakrishna Mission in the North-East India and Nehru Yuva Kendra.

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