New Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar takes over.

Rajiv Kumar assumed the position of 25th chief election commissioner (CEC) on Sunday . He was an election commissioner on the board since September 1, 2020 and was elected on Thursday .

New Delhi (New Delhi): Former finance secretary Rajiv Kumar assumed the position of 25th chief election commissioner (CEC) on Sunday.He was an election commissioner on the board since September 1, 2020 and was elected on Thursday.Sushil Chandra, who left office on Saturday evening, is the next chief election commissioner.PIB India (@PIBIndia) 15 May 2022 The most important task before the CEC is to hold the President and Vice President elections.Under his supervision, the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and several assembly elections will be held.