Published On: Wed, Jun 1st, 2016

P Mitra appointed chairman of Himachal Pradesh State Election Commission

Shimla: P Mitra, who superannuated as Chief Secretary of Himachal Pradesh, has been appointed chairman of State election Commission.

Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary P Mitra

Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary P Mitrahas been appointed chairman of State election Commission.

A notification was issued last evening after Mitra demitted office following which he took charge as Chairman of State Election Commission today.

T G Negi, Chairman of State Election Commission, had resigned yesterday after he was appointed as Principal Chief Advisor to the Chief minister taking over the duties of V C Pharka, who was elevated as Chief Secretary to the HP government.

Meanwhile, Additional Chief Secretaries, Vineet Chowdhary and Upma Chowdhary, whose seniority was ignored in appointment of chief secretary, today went on a month’s leave.

PTI

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