ADD Anup Chandra Pandey appointed EC
President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday appointed of Anup Chandra Pandey, a retired Uttar Pradesh cadre IAS officer, to the publish of Election Commissioner.
Mr Pandey, a 1984 batch IAS, served as the previous chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh.
The Law ministry notified the appointed late on Tuesday night.
Following the elevation of Sushil Chandra because the Chief Election Commissioner in April, the place of an Election Commisioner was vacant since April 13.
The three member Election Commission has Rajiv Kumar as the opposite Election Commission.