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TNPSC Chief Election Commissioners of India

CHIEF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS OF INDIA for TNPSC Exams
  • Election Commissioner of India is a member of Election Commission of India, a body Constitutionally Empowered to conduct free and fair elections to the National and State Legislatures. 
  • He is usually a member of the Indian Civil Service and mostly from the Indian Administrative Service.
  • Until 1989, the Commission was a Single Member Body, but later two additional Election Commissioners were added. Thus, the Election Commission currently consists of a Chief Election Commissioner and Two Election Commissioners. 
  • The decisions of the commission are taken by a majority vote. Nasim Zaidi is the current Chief Election Commissioner and other two Election Commissioners are Achal Kumar Jyoti and Om Prakash Rawat. 
  • H.S.Brahma retired on 19th April,2015 . After then Dr.Nasim Zaidi took over as 20th Chief Election Commissioner.
List of Chief Election Commissioners of India
NAME
TENURE
1. Sukumar Sen
21 March 1950
19 December 1958
2. K V K Sundaram
20 December 1958  
30 September 1967
3. S P Sen Verma
1 October 1967
30 September 1972
4. Dr 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. Smt VS Ramadevi
26 November 1990
11 December 1990
10. T N Seshan
12 December 1990
11 December 1996
11. Dr. MS Gill
12 December 1996
13 June 2001
12. J M Lyngdoh
14 June 2001  
07 February 2004
13. T S Krishna Murthy
8 Feb 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 B. Chawla
21 April 2009
29 July 2010
17. Dr. S.Y.Quraishi
30 July 2010
30 July 2010
18. Shri V.S.Sampath
11 June 2012
15 Jan 2015
19. Shri. H.S.Brahma
16 Jan 2015
18 April 2015

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