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Lakshminarayanan to be appointed EC

The announcement about Lakshminarayanan's appointment is likely to be made on Thursday.

india Updated: Jun 28, 2006 20:58 IST

S Lakshminarayanan, secretary in the Inter-State Council, is likely to be appointed as an Election Commissioner, official sources said on Wednesday.

Lakshminarayanan, a 1970 batch IAS officer from the Madhya Pradesh cadre, will fill the vacancy created with the elevation of N Gopalaswami as Chief Election Commissioner.

Gopalaswami will take over the post from BB Tandon, who retires on Thursday.

The announcement about Lakshminarayanan's appointment is likely to be made on Thursday, the sources said.