New Delhi: The President of India has appointed Sushil Chandra, the senior-most Election Commissioner, as the Chief Election Commissioner ( CEC) in the Election Commission of India.

Sushil Chandra will assume the charge of office of the CEC with effect from the 13th ApriI, 2021 vice Sunil Arora consequent upon his demitting the Office of the Chief Election Commissioner on the 12th April, 2021. A notification in this regard has been issued by legislative department, ministry of law & justice Monday.