CBDT chief Sushil Chandra appointed Election Commissioner

Chandra, an IIT graduate, is a 1980 batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre).

Published: 14th February 2019 05:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th February 2019 05:36 PM   |  A+A-

CBDT chief Sushil Chandra

CBDT chief Sushil Chandra (File | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra was on Thursday appointed as an Election Commissioner, the Law Ministry said.

Chandra, an IIT graduate, is a 1980 batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre).

With his appointment, the EC now has Sunil Arora as the Chief Election Commissioner and Ashok Lavasa and Chandra as fellow commissioners.

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