Arvind Kejriwal a fighter against corruption in India. He wants Independence not in words but the real one in which people of India will have direct control over their own rules, people can make laws directly and he wants true democracy.
Arvind kejriwal was born on 16 august 1968 in Haryana. He completed his schooling from Campus School. Arvind did his B.Tech from IIT Kharagpur, one of the India’s best engineering colleges. After completing his graduation, he joined Tata Steel. In 1992 Arvind Kejriwal resigned from his Tata Steel job and joined the Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata for some time.
In the same year, he cleared the Civil Services Examination and joined the IRS(Indian Revenue Services). Arvind Kejriwal married to Sunita. His wife is also an IRS Officer. Presently they live in Ghaziabad near Delhi. Arvind kejriwal has two children. He got many awards in his career life like Ramon Magsaysay Award, Alumnus Award and many more.
In 2006, he resigned from the job and started Public Cause Research Foundation, which actually works for the Right to Information campaigns and also promotes local self governance. With RTI (Right to Information) Corruption can be exposed but to punish corrupt people, he drafted Jan Lokpal Bill (People’s Lokpal Bill). Anna Hazare was the leader of this bill but the real builder is Arvind Kejriwal. When this movement was started, it was supported by thousands of people from all over the country. Arvind Kejriwal was even arrested for the success of this movement. After many days of this movement, Parliament passed a resolution to consider some points of Jan Lokpal bill.
Jan Lokpal Bill was presented to both Loksabha and Rajyasabha. Loksabha passed the bill but Rajyasabha did not. On this, Anna Hazare and his team decide not to quit and continue their protest until the bill was passed so that corrupt people will be punished.
Arvind Kejriwal sacrifices his luxurious and comfortable life for the youth of India, for their bright future. He is the one who brings transparency in government by his social activities and protest against corruptions.