Thousands of people from different walks of life mourned his demise and joined the funeral procession on Sunday.
'Rules on linking Aadhaar with electoral rolls can be issued soon; sharing details voluntary': CEC Sushil Chandra
Chandra, who demits office on Saturday evening, also said that the poll panel played a key role in intensifying the vaccination drive in the five states where assembly elections concluded in March.
In 2020, the EC had proposed to the government to extend the ETPBS facility to eligible overseas Indian voters as well.
The CEC pointed out that in local bodies, the Constitution guarantees a one-third reservation for women and noted that many grassroots-level women leaders have demonstrated their leadership qualities.