Who is the first Commissioner of India?

No. Name Term of office
1 Sukumar Sen 21 March 1950
2 Kalyan Sundaram 20 December 1958
3 S. P. Sen Verma 1 October 1967
4 Nagendra Singh 1 October 1972

Who is the present Commissioner of India?

Shri Sushil Chandra. Shri Sushil Chandra assumed office as the 24th Chief Election Commissioner of India on 13th April 2021. Shri Chandra belongs to the 1980 Batch of the Indian Revenue Service. Shri Chandra has been Election Commissioner in ECI since 15th February 2019.

Who was the first Chief Election Commissioner of India after independence?

Election Commission of India today organised the 1st Sukumar Sen Memorial Lecture instituted as a tribute to the first Chief Election Commissioner of India. Sh Sen had served as the first Chief Election Commissioner of India from 21st March 1950 till 19th December, 1958.

Who is the father of election?

Tirunellai Narayana Iyer Seshan (15 December 1932 – 10 November 2019) was an Indian civil servant and bureaucrat who served with the Indian Administrative Service.

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When was the first Election Commission of India?

The commission was established in 1950 and originally only had a Chief Election Commissioner. Two additional Commissioners were appointed to the commission for the first time on 16 October 1989 (on the eve of the 1989 General Election), but they had a very short tenure, ending on 1 January 1990.

Who is the first woman election commissioner of India?

V. S. Ramadevi (15 January 1934 – 17 April 2013) was an Indian-British Raj stateswoman who was the first lady become the 13th Governor of Karnataka and 9th Chief Election Commissioner of India from 26 November 1990 to 11 December 1990. She was the first woman to become Chief Election Commissioner of India.

Who appoints the prime minister in India?

The Prime Minister is appointed by the President, who also appoints other ministers on the advice of Prime Minister. The Council is collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha.

Who is the present Chief Election Commissioner of India 2019?

Shri Sushil Chandra has assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India today on 15th of February 2019 and joins the Commission with Chief Election Commissioner Shri Sunil Arora and Election Commissioner Shri Ashok Lavasa.

What is the name of first British to visit India?

John Mildenhall (Circa 1560–1614) or John Midnall was a British explorer and adventurer and one of the first to make an overland journey to India.

Who is the youngest PM of India?

The youngest person to become Prime Minister was Rajiv Gandhi, who became Prime Minister at the age of 40 years, 72 days. The oldest living Prime Minister is Manmohan Singh, born 26 September 1932 (aged 88 years, 303 days).

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Who was the youngest president of India?

The youngest President to assume office was Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, who was inaugurated at the age of 64 years, 67 days. The oldest President to assume office was K. R. Narayanan, who was inaugurated at the age of 76 years and 271 days.

What is known as voters list?

Voters’ List. In a democratic election, the list of those who are eligible to vote is prepared much before the election and given to everyone, which is officially called the Electoral Roll and is commonly known as the Voters’ List.

Who appoints the state election commissioner?

(01)The superintendence, direction and control of the preparation of electoral rolls for, and the conduct of, all elections to the Panchayats shall be vested in a State Election Commission consisting of a State Election Commissioner to be appointed by the Governor.

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