Sushil Chandra delegated Chief Election Commissioner. Sushil Chandra was designated the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Monday, making him the second Indian Revenue Service (IRS) official to head the survey board.
Chandra will accept the charge on April 13 and would demit office on May 14, 2022. Under him, the Election Commission (EC) would hold Assembly surveys in Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand, Punjab, and Uttar Pradesh.
He succeeds Sunil Arora, who resigned Monday. Arora was designated as a political race chief on February 14, 2019, in front of the Lok Sabha races.
S Krishnamurthy, who supervised the 2004 Lok Sabha races’ lead as the thirteenth CEC was the primary IRS official to be named to the EC.