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Rajiv Kumar - New Election Commissioner of India

  • The Appointment Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has appointed Rajiv Kumar as the new Election Commissioner of India. He replaced Ashok Lavasa, who will be moving to Manila as Vice-president of the Asian Development Bank.
  • Rajiv Kumar is a retired IAS officer of 1984 batch from Jharkhand.
  • About Election Commission of India,
    - The Election Commission of India is an autonomous constitutional authority responsible for administering the election process in India at the national and state levels.
    - The body administers elections to the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, state Legislative Assemblies, state legislative councils, and the offices of the President and Vice President of the country.

Published On : 22 Aug 2020

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