Election Commissioner A K Joti will be the next Chief Election Commissioner of India. Mr Joti will succeed Nasim Zaidi who demits office tomorrow.He will take over as the head of the Election Commission on Thursday. He will continue as CEC till 17th of January next year. He had joined the three-member poll panel as an election commissioner on 8th of May, 2015. This was notified by the Law Ministry. A K Joti, a 1975-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer retired as the Gujarat Chief secretary in January, 2013.