Chief Election Commissioners of India

The Chief Election Commissioner heads the Election Commission of India. He is usually a member of the Indian Civil Service and mostly from the Indian Administrative Service and is appointed by the President of India.

The current Incumbent Chief Election Commissioner is Sunil Arora who entered office on 2nd December 2018. Till now, 23 people have served as Chief Election Commissioners of India.

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A list of Chief Election Commissioners of India and their tenure till now

S.No. Name Period of office (Start and End date)
1 Sukumar Sen 21-Mar-50 19-Dec-58
2 Kalyan Sundaram 20-Dec-58 30-Sep-67
3 S. P. Sen Verma 1-Oct-67 30-Sep-72
4 Nagendra Singh 1-Oct-72 6-Feb-73
5 T. Swaminathan 7-Feb-73 17-Jun-77
6 S. L. Shakdhar 18-Jun-77 17-Jun-82
7 R. K. Trivedi 18-Jun-82 31-Dec-85
8 R. V. S. Peri Sastri 1-Jan-86 25-Nov-90
9 V. S. Ramadevi 26-Nov-90 11-Dec-90
10 T. N. Seshan 12-Dec-90 11-Dec-96
11 M. S. Gill 12-Dec-96 13-Jun-01
12 James Michael Lyngdoh 14-Jun-01 7-Feb-04
13 T. S. Krishnamurthy 8-Feb-04 15-May-05
14 B. B. Tandon 16-May-05 29-Jun-06
15 N. Gopalaswami 30-Jun-06 20-Apr-09
16 Navin Chawla 21-Apr-09 29-Jul-10
17 S. Y. Quraishi 30-Jul-10 10-Jun-12
18 V. S. Sampath 11-Jun-12 15-Jan-15
19 Harishankar Brahma 16-Jan-15 18-Apr-15
20 Nasim Zaidi 19-Apr-15 5-Jul-17
21 Achal Kumar Jyoti 6 July 2017 22-Jan-18
22 Om Prakash Rawat 23-Jan-18 1-Dec-18
23 Sunil Arora 2-Dec-18 Incumbent

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