New Delhi, Jul 5 (PTI) Nasim Zaidi, who demitted office as the Chief Election Commissioner today, described his tenure at Nirvachan Sadan as “satisfying”, saying he achieved a lot and initiated several electoral reforms. Also Read - Delhi Police Arrests PFI Member for Spreading ‘False Propaganda’ During Anti-CAA Protests

“It was satisfying. I achieved a lot. We initiated several steps… It was really satisfying,” he told PTI after a warm send off at his office. Also Read - Two New Cases of Coronavirus Confirmed in Delhi And Telangana, Says Centre

Zaidi had assumed charge as the 20th chief election commissioner on April 19, 2015. Also Read - Kejriwal Swearing-in: AAP Plays Safe, Says No Party Invited to Ceremony, But Baby Mufflerman Must Come

Before that he was an election commissioner since July 7, 2012.

Prior to joining the constitutional body, Zaidi, an IAS officer of 1976 batch, was the Civil Aviation Secretary.

Achal Kumar Joti, the senior-most commissioner after Zaidi, will take over as the next CEC tomorrow.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.