Quotes by Arvind Kejriwal

I have learnt in my 49 days of governance that the government is not short of money, what lacks is the will.
– Arvind Kejriwal

How can I be scared of Badal when I was not scared of Badal’s ‘Taau’ – Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who sent CBI to raid me? It is Mulayam, Mayawati or Badal who can get scared of CBI. I am not.
– Arvind Kejriwal

The Rashtrapati Bhawan is a 340-acre house in the heart of Delhi. In the same city, 40 per cent people live in slums like insects.
– Arvind Kejriwal, SWARAJ

I was very hurt with the Kotakpura incident where the sacrilege incident occurred… Then on the directions of Badal, police opened fire on Sikh protesters who were peacefully protesting in which two persons died. I take a vow that those who were involved in the incidents of sacrilege will be put behind bars. I will also send cops who fired at innocent people and police officials who ordered them to fire behind bars.
– Arvind Kejriwal

Who is an aam aadmi? AAP believes that the middle class is part of the aam aadmi, anyone who is tired of this corrupt system is aam aadmi.
– Arvind Kejriwal

The biggest problem of this country is not corruption. It is neither terrorism. The biggest problem of this country are those young boys and girls who grow up in this country using our country’s resources and then say – “I hate politics.”
– Arvind Kejriwal

Gandhiji used to say, ‘True democracy is not run by twenty people sitting in Delhi. The power centres now are in capital cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. I would like to distribute these power centres in seven lakh villages of India
– Arvind Kejriwal, SWARAJ

We are confident that Delhi will be free of corruption in the next five years. We will make Delhi the first corruption-free place in India.
– Arvind Kejriwal

We will have to be careful not to allow ahankar (arrogance) to creep in because of a huge mandate. It was due to our arrogance that we got over ambitious in the Lok Sabha elections, we were taught a lesson.
– Arvind Kejriwal

If voted to power in 2017, AAP govt will give Rs 1 crore compensation to the family of jawans who lost their lives in Pathankot attack
– Arvind Kejriwal

Has the state government acted in providing justice to the Dalits? We will give justice to Dalits for atrocities committed on them during last 10 years
– Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi’s aam aadmi has taken the lead in telling the country as to which direction the national politics should go. They should also decide as to which side they are in the fight between truth and honesty in politics and whether they want to participate in it.
– Arvind Kejriwal

Whatever we say here today is not against any party or person. We are not here to do politics. I have not stood up here to save a government… we want swaraaj, the people’s rule, in Delhi.
– Arvind Kejriwal

You are criticizing me for my fashion statement. My wife keeps on criticizing me for my blank bank statement.
– Arvind Kejriwal

Constitution is for the people, people are not for the constitution. Change it for the betterment of the common man.
– Arvind Kejriwal

When Modi could not handle me politically, he resorts to this cowardice. Modi is a coward and psychopath.
– Arvind Kejriwal

We have no control over government funds. How should all this government money be spent? Where should it be used? What are our needs? Nobody asks us. When we approach the government with a problem, it tells us that there are no funds.
– Arvind Kejriwal

People were fed up with corruption in Delhi. I took action against several officials who were charged with graft. Officers have now stopped demanding money. Though corruption has not been fully eliminated, we have been able to finish 80 per cent of corruption from Delhi.
– Arvind Kejriwal

I am a fakir. I have no money. I will run a campaign on your money.
– Arvind Kejriwal

If I take donations from Big Corporates to fund our election campaign, I’ll be accountable to them and would have to do what they tell me to do after winning elections. But if I take donations from common people to fund our Election Campaign, after winning, I’ll be accountable to them.
– Arvind Kejriwal

We may have innumerable weaknesses but our intent is clean.
– Arvind Kejriwal

These people are scared of me, not because I am Arvind Kejriwal, but because I am one of you. They are scared of you, not me.
– Arvind Kejriwal

The root cause of the problem is that in the political system of our country we can cast out votes once in five years and for the next five we grovel in front of the same people we voted for and chose as our representatives. The people have no say whatsoever in the entire system.
– Arvind Kejriwal

Is democracy all about casting your vote once in five years and then letting these parties and their leaders rule the roost? This cannot be a democracy. There is something wrong somewhere. The basic problem in our country is that there is no democracy. We want democracy. The politics of voting once in five years is no longer acceptable. The people want a direct participation in power. The people shall take decisions, and politicians and officials will have to implement them.
– Arvind Kejriwal

You can’t afford to hate politics. The politics of this country is democracy. Democracy is by the people, of the people and for the people. The day people stop taking active part in the politics of this country, democracy will not survive.
– Arvind Kejriwal

Just like you take out time for your family and your friends, you will have to take out time for the country, if you wish to save India.
– Arvind Kejriwal

So far, the honest were sidelined in the government and the corrupt were rewarded. Now, this will change, honesty will be rewarded and the corrupt will be punished.
– Arvind Kejriwal

Education cannot be a matter of charity, Education has to be a matter of Right.
– Arvind Kejriwal

In a society, 10% peoples are genuinely good,they will do good deeds no matter what..10% peoples are bad..they will do their bad deeds..but the other 80% just go with the flow..at least we can control them in a corrupt society by anti corruption measures and a good governance.
– Arvind Kejriwal

We Indian are first class citizens but victims of a third class governance.
– Arvind Kejriwal

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