Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra is set to become India’s next Chief Election Commissioner. Following the tradition of appointing the senior-most Election Commissioner as the Chief Election Commissioner, the government has cleared his name for the post. An order of his appointment will be issued soon. He will take over on April 13, a day after current CEC Sunil Arora steps down. Chandra was appointed as an EC on 14 February 2019. He will hold his new post till May 14, 2022. During his tenure, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections will be conducted.