Sushil Chandra joins as Election Commissioner

Sushil Chandra joins as Election Commissioner
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New Delhi: Sushil Chandra assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India on Friday and joins the Commission with Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa.
Born on 15th May 1957, Chandra is a 1980 batch Indian Revenue Service Officer. In the IRS service Chandra has rendered his service in various States viz; Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi, Gujarat and Maharashtra.
Prior to joining ECI Chandra held the office of Chairman in Central Board of Direct Taxes, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, and Government of India and was also Member (Investigation), C.B.D.T.