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Arvind Kejriwal Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Bio
Real NameArvind Kejriwal
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionIndian Politician
Political PartyAam Aadmi Party
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Political Journey• In November 2012, he formally launched the Aam Aadmi Party.
• In 2013, he decided to contest Delhi Assembly Elections against Sheila Dikshit.
• In the 2013 Delhi Assembly Elections, he defeated Sheila Dikshit fro the New Delhi constituency by a margin of 25,864 votes.
• On 28 December 2013, he became the Chief Minister of Delhi.
• On 25 March 2014, he declared to contest Lok Sabha election against Narendra Modi from the Varanasi constituency and lost by a margin of around 370000 votes.
• On 14 February 2015, he became the Chief Minister of Delhi for the second time with a huge majority of 67 out of 70 seats.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 64 kg
in Pounds- 141 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 August 1968
Age (as in 2016)48 Years
Birth PlaceSiwani, Bhiwani district, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
NationalityIndian
HometownSiwani, Bhiwani district, Haryana, India
SchoolCampus School, Hisar, Haryana, India
Christian missionary Holy Child School, Sonipat, Haryana, India
CollegeIndian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur, West Bengal
Educational QualificationsGraduated in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur
DebutIn November 2012, when he formally launched the Aam Aadmi Party
FamilyFather- Gobind Ram Kejriwal (Electrical Engineer)
Mother- Gita Devi
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Brother- Manoj (younger)- Software Engineer in IBM, Pune
Sister- Ranjana (younger)- doctor in Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Haridwar
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ReligionHinduism
HobbiesReading, Doing Yoga and Vipasana
Favourite Things
Favourite Foodready-to-eat noodles, diet colas, lemon juice, coastal Indian dishes
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeSunita Kejriwal (IRS officer)- Married in 1995
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Childrenson- Pulkit
Daughter- Harshita
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)71 Lakh INRs

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Arvind Kejriwal

  • Does Arvind Kejriwal Smoke?: No
  • Does Arvind Kejriwal Drink Alcohol?: No
  • He met his wife Sunita during their Civil Services Training in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.
  • He is a pure vegetarian man and follows Vipassana.
  • He is a mechanical engineering (graduated from IIT, Kharagpur)
  • He cleared Civil Services exam in a single attempt.
  • He was always involved in getting rid of social issues, He has also worked with Mother Teresa.
  • During his college days in Kharagpur, Arvind used to go to slums to teach kids who could not afford to study. As told by his classmates in an interview, Arvind used to go to slums for teaching kids and used to do social service when they (his classmates) used to enjoy their holidays by watching movies, playing etc.
  • He was the person because of whom RTI Delhi came into act. In 2006, Arvind Kejriwal was awarded Ramon Magsaysay Award for playing a very useful hand to enact RTI Act.
  • He donated Magsaysay award money to an NGO.
  • In 2006, he resigned from revenue service to devote his full time in social services.
  • During the days when he used to work as an IRS officer, he refused to have a peon, cleaned his table himself.
  • He never celebrates his birthday
  • In 2011, He along with Anna Hazare  and team did India Against corruption (IAC) movement in Ramlila Maidan, Delhi to pass Jan Lokpal Bill which was failed due to political tactics of Congress, BJP and other political parties.
  • After failure of the movement, Arvind Kejriwal and many other IAC team members decided to make a political party to fight against corruption in India. Although Anna Hazare, Kiran Bedi and many other IAC team members were against entering into political system.
  • On 26, November 2012, Aam Aadmi Party was launched.
  • He defeated former 3 term Delhi CM Sheila Dixit by 25,864 votes in Delhi Assembly Election, 2013
  • He has a habit of checking each and every document, file, each and every line of documents, marking main lines with marker and making sure that everything is correct. His Colleagues say that he cross checked the Jan Lokpal Bill about 100 times.
  • He was the main member of the team who made Jan Lokpal Bill.
  • He never loses his temper. According to his Colleagues, whenever he is angry, he prefers not to talk to anyone for some time.
  • He has no corruption charges till now (back since he was an IRS officer to ex Delhi’s Chief Minister)
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