UPSC PIB Summary Analysis Jan 21

GENERAL STUDIES PAPER 2

 

  1. Rawat appointed New Election Commissioner

 

  • The President is pleased to appoint the senior-most Election Commissioner, Shri Om Prakash Rawat as the Chief Election Commissioner in the Election Commission.
  • The Election Commission of Indiais an autonomous constitutional authority responsible for administering election processes in India.
  • The body administers elections to the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, state Legislative Assemblies in India, and the offices of the President and Vice President in the country.
  • The Election Commission operates under the authority of Constitution per Article 324, and subsequently enacted Representation of the People Act.

 

PM greets people on their Statehood Day

 

  • Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura on their Statehood Day.

 

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