Chief Election Commissioners of India

Chief Election Commissioners of India

Chief Election Commissioners of India 2019 update list —–

The President of India (in light of a suggestion from officeholder Govt of India) delegates the Chief Election Commissioner of India. Traditionally, senior-most Election Commissioner is designated as CEC. He has residency of six years, or up to the age of 65 years, whichever is prior.

(S.No.– Name — Tenure)

1. Sukumar Sen —- (21 March, 1950 — 19 Dec., 1958)

2. K.V.K. Sundaram —- (20 Dec., 1958 — 30 Sept., 1967)

3. S.P. Sen Verma —- (1 Oct., 1967 –- 30 Sept., 1972)

4. Dr. Nagendra Singh —- (1 Oct., 1972 –- 6 Feb., 1973)

5. T. Swaminathan —- (7 Feb., 1973 –- 17 June, 1977)

6. S.L. Shakdhar —- (18 June, 1977 –- 17 June, 1982)

7. R.K. Trivedi —- (18 June, 1982 –- 31 Dec., 1985)

8. R.V.S. Peri Sastri —- (1 Jan., 1986 –- 25 Nov., 1990)

9. Smt. V.S. Rama Devi —- (26 Nov., 1990 –- 11 Dec., 1990)

10. T.N. Sheshan —- (12 Dec., 1990 –- 11 Dec., 1996)

11. M.S. Gill —- (12 Dec., 1996 –- 13 June, 2001)

12. J.M. Lyngdoh —- (13 June 2001 –- 6 Feb., 2004)

13. T.S. Krishnamurthy —- (7 Feb., 2004 –- 15 May, 2005)

14. B.B. Tandan —- (15 May, 2005 –- 29 June, 2006)

15. N. Gopalaswami —- (30 June, 2006 –- 20 April, 2009)

16. Navin Chawla —- (21 April, 2009 –- 29 July, 2010)

17. S.Y. Quraishi —- (30 July, 2010 –- 10 June, 2012)

18. V.S. Sampath —- (11 June, 2012 –- 15 Jan., 2015)

19. Harishankar Brahma —- (16 Jan., 2015 –- 18 April, 2015)

20. Nasim Zaidi —- (19 April, 2015 –- 2017)

21.Om Prakash Rawat — (23 January 2018 —Β 1 Dec. 2018)

22. Sunil AroraΒ — (2 Dec. 2018 — Till Date)

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