Dated Aizawl, the 12th June, 2024


No.B.12024/3/2023-SEC/VC/MADC/196   :In exercise of the powers conferred under Article 243K of the Constitution of India read with Rule 3 of the Mara Autonomous District Council (Election to Village Councils) Rules, 2014 as amended, the State Election Commission had issued Model Code of Conduct for the guidance of Political Parties and Candidates during By-Election to Village Councils under Mara Autonomous District Council, 2024 to be held on 9th July, 2024, which has come into operation w.e.f 12th June, 2024 and shall remain in force till the announcement of results.


            The Commission further orders that:


1)     No recruitment/appointment process in Government Departments including Departments / Public Undertaking / Corporations within the concerned Village Council Constituencies under Mara Autonomous District Council where By-Election is to be held should be initiated or made which invariably includes written test, personal interview and selection of candidates excepting cases dealt with by the State Public Service Commission, without prior clearance of the State Election Commission.


2)     No transfer and posting in respect of officers / officials posted at the concerned Village Council area where By-Election is to be held should be made during the operation of the Model Code of Conduct. In the case of transfer orders already issued prior to the date of announcement of By-Election but not implemented till the time when Model Code of Conduct came into effect, should not be given effect to without obtaining specific written permission from the State Election Commission.


3)     In such case where transfer of an officer / official is considered necessary within the concerned Village Council Constituencies where By-Election is to be held on account of administrative exigencies, the Department concerned shall, with full justification approach the Commission for prior clearance.


            All concerned are expected to cooperate with the State Election Commission in its onerous duties of conducting free and fair By-Election to Village Councils under Mara Autonomous District Council, 2024. Violation of any of the above will be seriously viewed by the State Election Commission.




State Election Commissioner,


Memo No.B.12024/3/2023-SEC/VC/MADC/196                   :                      Dated Aizawl, 12th June, 2024

Copy to:-

  1. Sr.PPS to Chief Secretary, Govt. of Mizoram.
  2. All Heads of Administrative Department, Government of Mizoram for strict compliance by Heads of Departments/Office.
  3. Deputy Commissioner & District Election Officer Siaha District, Siaha.
  4. Executive Secretary, MADC.






State Election Commission,