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List of all Chief Election Commissioners of India

01-JUL-2016 16:34

    The president appoints the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) who has tenure of 6 years or upto 65 years, whichever is earlier. CEC enjoys the same status and receives the same salary and perks as availed by the judges of Supreme Court. List of all chief election commissioner of India is given below…

    1

    Sukumar Sen

    21 March 1950

    19 December 1958

    2

    Kalyan Sundaram

    20 December 1958

    30 September 1967

    3

    SP Sen Verma

    1 October 1967

    30 September 1972

    4

    Nagendra Singh

    1 October 1972

    6 February 1973

    5

    T. Swaminathan

    7 February 1973

    17 June 1977

    6

    S. L. Shakdhar

    18 June 1977

    17 June 1982

    7

    R. K. Trivedi

    18 June 1982

    31 December 1985

    8

    R. V. S. Peri Sastri

    1 January 1986

    25 November 1990

    9

    V. S. Ramadevi

    26 November 1990

    11 December 1990

    10

    T. N. Seshan

    12 December 1990

    11 December 1996

    11

    M. S. Gill

    12 December 1996

    13 June 2001

    12

    J. M. Lyngdoh

    14 June 2001

    7 February 2004

    13

    T. S. Krishnamurthy

    8 February 2004

    15 May 2005

    14

    B. B. Tandon

    16 May 2005

    29 June 2006

    15

    N. Gopalaswami

    30 June 2006

    20 April 2009

    16

    Navin Chawla

    21 April 2009

    29 July 2010

    17

    S. Y. Quraishi

    30 July 2010

    10 June 2012

    18

    V. S. Sampath

    11 June 2012

    15 January 2015

    19

    H. S. Brahma

    16 January 2015

    18 April 2015

    20

    Nasim Zaidi

    19 April 2015

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