Tripura gets new state election commissioner

Agartala, Oct 14 (IANS) Tripura’s former chief secretary G. Kameswara Rao has been appointed as the state election commissioner, a minister said here on Wednesday.

“Rao replaced S.K. Rakesh, who is now principal secretary in-charge of rural development, food and civil supplies departments,” Tripura Urban Development Department Minister Manik Dey told reporters.

An Indian Administrative Officer (IAS) officer of the 1983 batch, Rao, retired from service on March 31.

According to the minister, Rao will conduct upcoming elections in the Agartala Municipal Corporation and several municipal councils and nagar panchayats. The elections for the urban local bodies are expected to be held by November end or in December.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here