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Election Commissioner of India : Anup Chandra Pandey takes charge as election commissioner of India

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The former UP-cadre bureaucrat, Anup Chandra Pandey, has been appointed as the Election Commissioner.

He will be joining the poll panel as one of the two Election Commissioners.

The post fell vacant in April 2021, following the retirement of former chief election commissioner Sunil Arora.

Anup Chandra :

  • The 1984-batch IAS officer graduated from Chandigarh’s Punjab Engineering College holds a master’s degree in business administration from Panjab University (Chandigarh) and a doctorate in ancient history from Bihar’s Magadh University.
  • He was appointed as the chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh from September 2017 to August 2019 and was earlier the state’s industrial development commissioner.
  • The former bureaucrat has also served in the central government for four years as a joint secretary.
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