KJ Rao quits Election Commission
EC's point man, who acted tough to ensure a free and fair poll in Bihar, declined a fresh offer to continue.Updated: Mar 04, 2006 10:53 IST
KJ Rao, the Election Commission's point man who acted tough to ensure a free and fair poll in Bihar has decided to call it a day.
Rao who was successful in weeding out bogus names in the rolls in West Bengal had retired four years ago but continued with the commission in various capacities.
The 64-year-old Rao, who worked with the commission for decades, declined a fresh offer to continue for "personal reasons".
Raowas also a member of the investigation team that probed the malpractices in Amethi, the constituency of late Rajiv Gandhi, in 1989.
First Published: Mar 04, 2006 10:38 IST