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President appoints new Chief Election Commissioner

Source : IBNS
Last Updated: Thu, Jun 07, 2012 12:03 hrs

New Delhi, June 7 (IBNS) President Pratibha Patil has appointed senior-most Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath as the Chief Election Commissioner in the Election Commission of India.

Sampath will assume the charge of the post of Chief Election Commissioner with effect from June 11 consequent upon demitting the Office of the Chief Election Commissioner by Shahabuddin Yaqoob Quraishi on a attaining the age of sixty-five years on June 10.

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