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ECI seeks panel of names for Mizoram CEO

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Amid reports of Mizoram's (CEO) SB Shashank's removal, the (ECI) in a meeting on Saturday called for a panel of names for the post from the

Earlier, ECI had constituted a high-level team led by (DEC) to discuss various issues related to upcoming assembly polls in the state.

On Friday, the ECI rubbished the reports of Shashank's removal stating, "We will be assessing Sudeep Jain's report in the matter who went to the poll-bound state."

Chief Minister had written to Narendra Modi, demanding Shashank's removal following the sacking of (Home) L. Chuaungo.

Chuaungo had been removed following Shashank's complaint to the ECI about the interference of the state in the ensuing assembly elections. also brought to the notice of the commission of Chuaungo's alleged involvement in the revision of the electoral rolls and using the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF).

The people of have been protesting against Shashank, alleging that he is biased in conducting the elections due on November 28. Results of the elections will be declared on December 11.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 16:55 IST
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