India

The Election Commission, India is an autonomous constitutional authority responsible for administering election processes to state legislatures, and the offices of the President and Vice President in India. The Election Commission operates under the authority of Constitution, and subsequently enacted Representation of the People Act. The Supreme Court of India has held that where the enacted laws are silent or make insufficient provision to deal with a given situation in the conduct of elections, the Election Commission, India has the residuary powers under the Constitution to act in an appropriate manner. The chief election commissioner of Election commission, India is Hon.Mr. Achal Kumar Kishor Chand.