Sunil Arora appointed new Chief Election Commissioner

Sunil Arora appointed new Chief Election Commissioner

November 27, 2018

New Delhi: Sunil Arora has been appointed as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) by President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday. He will succeed O.P. Rawat and will take charge on Dec. 2. Arora has been inducted to the Chief Election Commissioner’s post a year after he was appointed to the Election Commission in Sept. 2017.

The Election Commission will hold the 2019 general election under him. Besides the Lok Sabha polls, Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha, Maharashtra, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim are scheduled to be held next year.

Arora had served as the Secretary in the Information and Broadcasting and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Sixty two-year-old Arora had also served as the Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation from 1999 to 2002. He also worked as Chief Managing Director of the Indian Airlines for five years, including two years as the additional charge.


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