Meet Aam Aadmi Party winners: Politicians with a difference
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Admi Party (AAP) is certainly a party with a difference, not just for its ideology. Its candidates are political novices--- a former IAS officer, businessmen, an ex-NSG commando, bank officials, teachers and journalists, who
Tech graduate to founder of AAP, the political journey of AAP founder Arvind Kejriwal, a graduate of the IIT, Kharagpur, began few years ago. But he proved the might of the common man this polls by winning huge votes against three-time CM Sheila
Commando Surender Singh, who was with the Army for 14 years, fought Kargil War. As part of the commando team deployed at Hotel Taj during 26/11 terror attacks, he fought the terrorists bravely, but was critically injured and lost his hearing ability
A journalist by profession Manish Sisodia, 41 (Patparganj) has worked for a private news channel and All India Radio prior to turning an RTI activist. He was in jail with Anna Hazare in their fight against corruption.
IIT and law graduate Somnath Bharti, 39, (Malviya Nagar) was the one who fought for 8 innocent boys, whom the police tried to to falsely convict after the December 16 Delhi gang rape. An active Janlokpal movement, owns a house in his wife's name.
Raju Dhingan, 40 (Trilokpuri), was with the CISF before entering politics. He also provides free training to youth in body building.
Girish Soni, 49, (Madipur) is XIIth pass and a businessman. He owns a flat, a car and a scooter.
Rakhi Birla, 26, (Mangolpuri) is a journalist with a private news channel. Apart from that she works in collaboration with few social institutes and works for the causes of Valmiki community.
This is the third victory for Vinod Kumar Binny, 40, (Laxmi Nagar), a firm believer in the concept of Swaraj. Twice he has won as an Independent candidate. He owns shares worth Rs 5 lakh and a car.
There were attacks on the life of Akhileshpati Tripathi, 29, (Model Town) when he fought against corruption in Rationing and black marketing in Oil in his constituency. Tripathi, who fearlessly fought corruption, has been involved in social welfare
Veena Anand, 47 (Patel Nagar) is a social activist and a member of Jan Lokpal Andolan.
Somdutt Sharma, 36, (Sadar Bazar) draws his inspiration to fight against the system from his college days. As a student union leader he had won the Khalsa college polls twice. He is a cricket player and also aids poor students for their education. (
For over a decade, Sanjeev Jha, 24 (Burari) has been making efforts to provide free education to children from backward areas of Delhi. He has established an organization 'Navpallav' which assists people coming from other states to find jobs in
For Dinesh Mohaniya, 36, (Sangam Vihar), social service began in his college days. When he himself was a student, he taught street kids. When Anna's movement began, he joined it.
Manoj Kumar, 35, who won from Kondli doesn't have a degree. A Xth pass, Manoj, has been a member of International human rights commission.
Rajesh Garg Rohiniwala, 50, (Rohini) is a former Congress leader, whose wife fought an election on Congress ticket. Despite being in Congress, Rajesh had joined the Jan Lokpal Andolan.
Dharmendra Singh Koli (Seemapuri) is the youngest AAP MLA. A day after his victory, he was booked on charges of molestation and rioting on a complaint by Congress worker Veer Singh Dhinghan who was defeated by him polls. Koli has termed it an attemt
Bandana Kumari, 39 (Shalimar Bagh) is fighting for the cause of poor women's rights. She is also the convenor of a social organization 'Nayi Pehal' which creates awareness on women empowerment.
Jagdeep Singh, 42 (Hari Nagar) lost his father in the massacre of 1984 Anti-Sikh riots. He runs an insurance business and regularly visits hospitals and helps patients.
Mahendra Yadav, 50 (Vikaspuri), a social worker, quit BJP in 2012.
Madan Lal, who won from Kasturba Nagar, is a Master in Law and owns two houses and three flats.
Satyendra Kumar Jain, 49, (Shakur Basti), a graduate, is associated with Sparsh, the organisation that works for the welfare of mentally challenged children. He quit CPWD as he couldn't tolerate corruption.
Ashok Kumar Chauhan (Ambedkar Nagar) is a cricketer and a social worker. He has three flats in his name
Prakash, 25, (Deoli), a commerce graduate, quit an MNC as an assistant manager has been running awareness campaigns educating people on opening accounts, getting voter cards, etc.
Maninder Singh Dhir (Jangpura), a post graduate, is the recipient of President's award for social work. He voluntarily retired as assistant manager from State Trading Corporation of India ltd. and is now doing own business. (Dhir's photo was not
Jarnail Singh's (Tilak Nagar) first job gave him a salary of Rs 500. Today he owns a water purifier company.
Harish Khanna, Timarpur, a university teacher, has a Master's degree in arts and is also a PhD.