Monday, November 19 2018

January 21, 2018

Rawat appointed as New Election Commissioner of India

New Delhi-The President is pleased to appoint the senior-most Election Commissioner, Om Prakash Rawat as the Chief Election Commissioner in the Election Commission.Mr Rawat will assume the charge of office




of the Chief Election Commissioner with effect from the 23rd January, 2018 vice Shri Achal Kumar Joti consequent upon his demitting the Office of the Chief Election Commissioner on the 22nd January,2018.Further, the President is also pleased to appoint Ashok Lavasa, IAS(Retd.) as the Election Commissioner with effect from the date he assumes the office vice Shri Om Prakash Rawat, Election Commissioner appointed as Chief Election Commissioner with effect from 23rd January, 2018.