Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra set to be next CEC
NEW DELHI: Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra will become the next chief election commissioner, as per sources. As per the convention of appointing the senior-most election commissioner as Chief Election Commissioner, the Centre is learnt to have cleared his name for the post at Nirvachan Sadan.
The Centre will release the order of his appointment as CEC at any time. It is learnt that Sushil Chandra will take charge on 13th April a day after Sunil Arora leaves the office. Sushil Chandra was appointed as EC on 14th February 2019 ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.