Achal Kumar Joti appointed as Chief Election Commissioner

Posted on:05 Jul 2017 09:10:55
Achal Kumar Joti appointed as Chief Election Commissioner
05 July 2017 Current Affairs: President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed election commissioner Achal Kumar Joti as the next Chief Election Commissioner (CEC).

He succeeds Nasim Zaidi.

A K Joti is retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of 1975-batch. He had retired as the Gujarat Chief Secretary in January 2013.

The election commission is the multi-member body and currently has three members including Chief Election Commissioner. They all are appointed by the President for a term which is fixed by the President.

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