Venkatesh appointed new Chief Election Officer of UP

Q.  Who has been appointed as the new Chief Election Officer of UP w.e.f 30th July 2016?
- Published on 01 Aug 16

a. Venkatesh
b. Ganesh
c. Arun Singh
d. Nitin Ramesh Gokarna

ANSWER: Venkatesh
 
Venkatesh has been appointed as the new Chief Election Officer of UP on 30th July.
  • He is a 1988 batch IAS officer.
  • He was charged with the responsibility of conducting the crucial assembly elections in politically sensitive states in early 2017.
  • He replaced Arun Singh as the Chief Election Officer of UP.
  • A native of Vizag, he is charged with the responsibility of conducting crucial Assembly elections in the politically sensitive state in early 2017.

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