New Delhi: After the decline in the health condition of 75-year-old veteran social activist and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Monday, it is now the turn of his second in command Arvind Kejriwal, who is also stated to be critical on Tuesday.

Kejriwal, however, refused to get admitted to the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital and stayed at the fast venue. Kejriwal is holding fast since Sunday to press the Centre for early passage of strong and effective Lokpal bill to combat corruption in the country.

Kejriwal is an Indian social activist and Ramon Magsaysay Award winner. He was born on June, 16, 1968 in Hisar, Haryana. He has completed his graduation from IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal. After passing out from IIT Kharagpur, Kejriwal joined the Tata Steel and later he cracked the Civil Services Examination and he was allocated Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer.

He has worked for Indian government for more than one decade and resigned from the service in 2006.

He is among the top contributors in the two mass movements of the 21st century in India. He has extensively worked in the Right To Information and currently among the core team of Indian Against Corruption led by 75-year-old Gandhian activist Anna Hazare.

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