25 Aug : Shri H.S. Brahma has today assumed the charge as Election Commissioner in the Election Commission of India. He fills the vacancy in the Election Commission caused by the assumption of charge by Dr. S.Y. Quraishi, as the 17th Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) succeeding Shri Navin B Chawla.
Sh. Brahma, a 1975 batch (Andhra Cadre) IAS Officer, has served as Secretary, Ministry of Power and Special Secretary in the National Disaster Management Authority among others during his long and distinguished career.