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ECI gets North Indian thrust with Anup Chandra Pandey's appointment

In terms of conducting elections, Pandey's task will not be very onerous. The UP Assembly elections will be the most challenging event

Election Commissioners | Election Commission of India | UP Assembly Polls

Aditi Phadnis  |  New Delhi 

Anup Chandra Pandey
Anup Chandra Pandey, a retired 1984 batch IAS, was brought back from retirement to be given the position | Photo: PTI

With the appointment of 62-year-old Anup Chandra Pandey as the new election commissioner (EC) on Tuesday, the constitutional body - which oversees all general and state in India - will have a new look.



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First Published: Wed, June 09 2021. 23:21 IST