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Sunil Arora assumes charge as CEC

IANS  |  New Delhi 

and senior-most Election on Sunday took charge as the Chief Election (CEC), a day after demitted office.

on November 27 appointed Arora in the post. He will have a nearly two-and-a-half-year tenure as CEC and he will oversee the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Arora was appointed as Election in September 2017.

He has served in several key positions as a bureaucrat, including as Information and Broadcasting Secretary, in the and of

"assumes charge as the new Chief of He solicits cooperation from all stakeholders - political parties, media, organisations and people at large in making our elections totally free, fair, peaceful, accessible and ethical," spokersperson Sheyphali Sharan tweeted.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 15:30 IST
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