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EC Om Prakash Rawat to take over as new Chief Election Commission on January 23

The government also appointed former finance secretary Ashok Lavasa as an election commissioner.

Reported by: PTI, New Delhi [ Updated: January 21, 2018 20:37 IST ]
EC Om Prakash Rawat to take over as new Chief Election Commission on January 23

Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat was today appointed as the next chief election commissioner succeeding AK Joti who retires tomorrow, the law ministry said today. 

The government also appointed former finance secretary Ashok Lavasa as an election commissioner.

The appointment of the election commissioner was made as a vacancy would have arisen in the three-member poll panel after the retirement of Joti tomorrow.  

Sunil Arora is the other election commissioner.

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