Rajiv Kumar, former finance secretary, will take over as the new chief election commissioner on May 15. He takes over the top post from Sushil Chandra. Chandra's tenure will end on May 14. Rajiv Kumar is an Indian Administrative Service officer from the 1984 batch. He has served in a number of ministries at the federal level as well as in his home states of Bihar and Jharkhand.
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Sushil Chandra, the Chief Election Commissioner urged Indians in South Africa and Mauritius to register as overseas voters. The registration will be done through Electronically Transmitted Postal Ballot System, a facility extended to overseas voters. Chandra who is on a visit to South Africa and Mauritius attended a meeting with the Election Commission officers of the two nations and discussed the unique collective relationship of the three… read-more
The Election Commission, on December 30, addressed a press conference and said, 'no delay' in the UP 2022 Assembly elections. "Representatives of all political parties met us and told us that election should be conducted on time following all COVID-19 protocols," said EC Commissioner Sushil Chandra. Despite Omicron threat, political parties wants to hold 2022 assembly election, with arrangements like 'door step voting' for elderly, disabled… read-more
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