Dr. S. Y. Quraishi
Dr. S. Y. Quraishi is the 17th Chief Election Commissioner of India, and an IAS officer from the Haryana cadre. He was figured in The Indian Express list of 100 Most Powerful Indians of 2011 and 2012. He has authored An Undocumented Wonder: The Making of the Great Indian Election; The Population Myth: Islam, Family Planning and Politics in India; and has edited The Great March of Democracy: Seven Decades of India’s Elections. His recent release is India’s Experiment with Democracy: The Life of a Nation Through its Elections. Dr. S Y Quraishi was awarded the Honorary Fellowship of the National Indian Students Union UK in 2016.