New Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora today said his priority is to conduct free and fair elections. Mr Arora took over as Chief Election Commissioner of India this morning. He was appointed as election commissioner in September 2017.
He will have a nearly two-and-a-half-year tenure as Chief Election Commissioner with 2019 General Elections to be conducted under his stewardship.
Mr Arora has served in several key positions as a bureaucrat, including as information and broadcasting secretary, secretary in the ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship and chairman and managing director of Indian Airlines.