Election Commission Current Affairs - 2019
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Ms. V.S. Ramadevi (79), former Governor of Karnataka and former Chief Election Commissioner of India, passed away.
Ms. V.S. Ramadevi
- First woman to became Chief Election Commissioner of India.
- Chief Election Commissioner from November 26, 1990 to December 11, 1990.
- She was succeeded by T. N. Seshan.
- Till date, she is the only woman to hold the post of Chief Election Commissioner of India.
- Governor of Himachal Pradesh July 1997 to December 1999
- Governor of Karnataka from December 1999 to August 2002
In Himachal Pradesh, Congress has made a comeback after five years by defeating incumbent BJP led government by a handsome margin. Congress clinched 36 out of the total 68 seats, whereas, BJP managed to win only 26 seats.
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