Who – Harishankar Brahma (HS Brahma)
What – India’s New Chief Selection Commissioner
When – 14th Jan, 2015
HS Brahma who is currently working as Election Commissioner is appointed as the next Chief Election Commissioner of India in place of V.S. Sampath. Brahma will have one of the shortest tenures as the CEC. He is due to demit office on April 19, when he turns 65.
About HS Brahma
Mr. Brahma who is a retired IAS officer from the Andhra Pradesh cadre’s 1975 batch was employed as Secretary in the Minister of Power and later charged as an Election Commissioner on 24th Aug, 2010.
Now Brahma is appointed as next Chief Election Commissioner.