The Election Commission of India (ECI) has called for a panel of names for the post of Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Mizoram amid reports of present CEO SB Shashank’s removal.
The ECI held a meeting with the state Chief Secretary in this regard.
The ECI had earlier constituted a high-level team led by Deputy Election Commissioner (DEC) Sudeep Jain to discuss various issues related to upcoming assembly elections in the state.
The people of Mizoram have been protesting against Shashank, alleging that he is biased in conducting the elections due on November 28.
Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi , demanding Shashank’s removal.
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