Fri, 27 Dec 2013 07:45:00 GMT | By Manjunath R Setty, India Syndicate
Youngest chief ministers: In pics

In a country where political careers begin at 60, Arvind Kejriwal is an exception, donning the mantle of chief minister at 45. In fact, he is the youngest CM of Delhi. But he isn't the youngest to hold the post. Take a look



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Arvind Kejriwal (Delhi)

Giant-killer Arvind Kejriwal, who defeated three-time chief minister and Congress stalwart Sheila Dikshit in New Delhi constituency, is nothing short of a political sensation. His victory is compared to maverick Raj Narain's electoral win over prime minister Indira Gandhi in 1977 election. Kejriwal, 45, an IIT engineer and a former IRS officer, is the youngest to become Delhi’s chief minister. Within a year of forming a political party, Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party has emerged as an alternative to top parties, Congress and BJP. He is also a Magsaysay award winner who came into limelight as a close lieutenant of graft fighter Anna Hazare

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