04 July, New Delhi
Election Commissioner A K Joti has been appointed as the next Chief Election Commissioner,CEC.
He will succeed Nasim Zaidi who demits office tomorrow.
According to the Law Ministry notification, Joti will take over as the head of the Election Commission on Thursday. He will continue as CEC till 17th of January next year.
He had joined the three-member poll panel as an election commissioner on 8th of May, 2015.
Joti, a 1975-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer retired as the Gujarat Chief secretary in January, 2013.