Appointment of the State Election Commissioner
The States Election Commission in India is an autonomous body which has provisions for it in the Indian Constitution. Hence, it is also a constitutional body established in the States and Union Territories of India. State Election Commission was formed after the Constitution's amendment with the 73rd and 74th declarations.
The State Election Commission works to ensure that elections are conducted in a fair, free, and unbiased way. It safeguards the sanctity of the most important pillar of democracy; fair elections. The provisions of the setting up of the committee have been provided in the Indian Constitution under Article 324.
Article 324 safeguards the powers of the Election Commission. Election of Urban Local Bodies like Municipalities, Panchayats, Municipal Corporations, etc., are the States Election Commission’s accountability and responsibility. These commissions are headed by their respective State Commission Officers. These are appointed by the Governor of a state or union territory.