Personal Life & Political Career
Arvind Kejriwal (born 16 August 1968) is an Indian politician and former bureaucrat who is the current and the 7th Chief Minister of Delhi since February 2015. He previously held the position of Chief Minister from December 2013 to February 2014 after 49 days. He is the national organizer of Aam Aadmi party. His party won the 2015 Delhi Assembly elections with a majority, winning 67 of the assembly's 70 seats.
Arvind Kejriwal graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur and worked at the Indian Revenue Service as co-commissioner of the Income Tax Department in New Delhi.
In 2006, Kejriwal received the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Emerging Leadership, in recognition of his involvement in the popular Parivartan movement using right to information legislation in a campaign against corruption. The same year, after resigning from the IRS, he donated his Magsaysay Award as a Corpus Fund for the founding of the Public Cause Research Foundation, a non-governmental organization (NGO).
In 2012, he launched the Aam Aadmi Party and the party at the head of the Delhi Legislative Assembly in 2013. After having chosen his position as Chief Minister of Delhi on December 28, 2013. He resigned 49 days later, the February 14, 2014, due to its inability of the minor government to adopt its anti-corruption legislation. lack of support from other political parties.
On February 14, 2015, he was sworn in as Chief minister for a second term after his party's election victory in Delhi.
Creation of the AAP
Kejriwal at the launch of the AAP in Bangalore in July 2013
One of the main criticisms addressed to Jan Lokpal's activists was it? As a result, Kejriwal and other activists decided to invest in politics and election presentation. In November 2012, they officially launched the Aam Aadmi party; Kejriwal was elected national party organizer. The name of the party reflects the phrase Aam Aadmi, or "ordinary man", do not use Kejriwal to propose the interests. The establishment of the PAA caused a break between Kejriwal and Hazare.
AAP has decided to challenge the election of the Delhi Legislature in 2013, Kejriwal challenging current chief minister Sheila Dikshit. Kejriwal became the fifth Indian politician and more on social networks in the run-up to the elections.
Chief Minister of Delhi (first term)
In the 2013 legislative elections in Delhi for the 70 seats, the Bhartiya Janta party won 31 seats, followed by the Aam Aadmi party with 28 seats. Kejriwal has incumbent Minister Sheila Dikshit of the Indian National Congress (INC) in a New Delhi constituency with a margin of 25,864 votes.
PAA to a minor government for advocacy purposes (claiming support for action through opinion polls) with external support from the eight members of the IRM, a Janata Dal MP and an independent MP . Kejriwal became the second youngest chief minister of Delhi on December 28, 2013, after Chaudhary Brahm Prakash, who became minister at age 34. He was responsible for the Ministry of Home, Power, Planning, Finance, Services and Vigilance.
On February 14, 2014, he resigned as chief minister after failing to table the Jan Lokpal bill at the Delhi Assembly. He recommended the dissolution of the Assembly. Kejriwal accused the Indian National Congress and the Bharatiya Jana party blocked anti-corruption legislation and linked the government's decision to a first information report against the general industry of Reliance Industries. he said he made a mistake by resigning without publicly explaining the reasons for his decision.
2014 General elections
Kejriwal campaigning in Maharashtra at the 2014 Lok Sabha elections
Kejriwal said in January, prior to his resignation as prime minister, that he was not taking part in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Party members were persuaded to change their minds. On March 25, he agreed to challenge BJP Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Varanasi. He lost the contest with a margin of about 370,000 votes.
Chief Minister of Delhi (second term)
Kejriwal led the Aam Aadmi party to win 67 of the 70 electoral constituencies of the 2015 elections in Delhi, with the BJP with three seats and the INC without any. votes. He was sworn on February 14, 2015 Since then, the bill Jan Lokpal with some differences.
There is a long conflict between the Kejriwal office and the lieutenant governor of Delhi during Kejriwal's second term. Various issues were raised about the office that is ultimately responsible for various aspects of government, including significant public appointments. Manish Sisodia is a specialist in the "battle between elected and elected officials" and an article after a legal comeback that the government was ready to take matters to the Supreme Court of India.
He was criticized for tweeting that India was isolating itself in response to the Indian government's decision to isolate Pakistan in international forums, to publish Ur's attack in September 2016. In October 2016, surgical surgeries on Pakistan in response to the URI attack. The Pakistani media hailed Kejriwal as their hero for this action. He was hailed by the Pakistani media earlier.
The Shunglu committee presented a report to the New York delegation on the decisions of the Delhi government.
On March 2, 2016, the Delhi High Court asked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and BJP suspended MP Kirti Azad to file their written statements in a five-crimson defamation suit brought by DDCA. As of March 2016, Kejriwal had 6 active defamation cases in addition to 3 cases still in progress. Kejriwal also in his own affidavit to the Directorate of Elections before the second-term elections in 2015 to 10 criminal charges and 47 total charges against him.
Kejriwal discusses his views on corruption and the state of Indian democracy in his book Swaraj. It advocates decentralization of government and the involvement of the panchayat in local decisions and budgets. He asserts that foreign multinationals have too much power in the central government and that politicians at the center are not responsible for their actions after their election