Arvind Kejriwal is the chief minister of Delhi and one of the most popular political figures in India. He founded Aam Aadmi Party with other social activists . In Delhi Assembly Elections 2015, his party won 67 out of 70 assembly seats. He has a large number of fan following around the world.
In this article, we have compiled a list of best, quick, amazing, unknown, interesting, important and mind blowing facts about Arvind Kejriwal.
12 Important and Quick Facts About Arvind Kejriwal
1. Cleared IIT-JEE in First Attempt
Arvind was a clever student from his school days. He cleared his IIT-JEE entrance exam in first attempt.
2. Cleared Civil Services Exam in First Attempt!
Most of people believes that civil services exams are difficult and not easy to clear it but Arvind Kejriwal cleared it in first attempt.
3. Worked with the Tata Company
Before joining the Indian Revenue Services (IRS), Arvind Kejriwal worked with India’s most respected business house, The Tata Group.
4. Two IRS Officers in Home!
Did you know? It is one of the most interesting facts about Arvind Kejriwal. Arvind’s wife Sunita, is also an IRS officer.
5. He Refused Peon Services!
Arvind is so simple, even he rejected the services of peon and started cleaning his desk and dustbin himself.
6. Founded Parivartan Organization
To help the taxpayers, he founded the organization Parivartan to help people to get their work done in the income tax department without paying bribes.
7. Not Celebrate His Birthday
Arvind Kejriwal does not celebrate his and two children birthdays. He even avoids office get-togethers.
8. Awarded Raman Magsaysay Award
Due to his leadership and social work, he was awarded popular Raman Magsaysay Award in 2006.
9. Fan of Aamir Khan
He is the biggest fan of Aamir Khan and his movies. He likes comedy movies especially.
10. Key Person in RTI Act
He was one of the key persons for lobbying Right To Information Act passed.
11. Youngest CM of Delhi
Arvind Kejriwal is the youngest chief minister of Delhi till date.
12. Strict Vegetarian
Arvind Kejriwal do not like non-veg food and he does not eat too. He is strict vegetarian.
Article first published on April 15, 2016.