Arvind Kejriwal wins 2006 Ramon Magsaysay Award

The head of Delhi-based 'Parivartan' citizen's movement, Arvind Kejriwal, was on Monday selected for this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award for his contribution to right-to-information movement and empowering poor citizens to fight corruption.

Kejriwal, a mechanical engineer from IIT Kharagpur, who joined the civil services as a member of the Indian Revenue Service in 1992, is currently on leave from the Government for two years.

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