Sunil Arora to be new CEC

Sunil Arora to be new CEC
File Photo: Sunil Arora. ( Photo Courtesy: Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (GODL-India) [GODL-India (https://data.gov.in/sites/default/files/Gazette_Notification_OGDL.pdf)] via Wikimedia Commons)

 

 

New Delhi, November  26 (IANS):  Election Commissioner Sunil Arora is set to head the poll panel after incumbent O.P. Rawat demits office on December 1, official sources said on Monday.

 

A former Rajasthan-cadre IAS officer of 1980 batch, Arora will take over as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) on December 2.

 

Rawat will demit office a day earlier as he turns 65.

 

The EC is in the middle of holding Assembly elections in five states.