Dated Aizawl, the 4th January, 2024


            In exercise of the powers conferred under Article 243K of the Constitution of India read with sub-rule (1) of Rule 3 of the Mizoram Municipalities (Election to Local Councils) Rules, 2015 as amended, the State Election Commission, Mizoram has issued Model Code of Conduct for By-Election to Local Councils, 2024 which has come into operation w.e.f. 4th January, 2024 and the same shall remain in force till Announcement of the Result of By-Election.


            The Commission further orders that - 


(1)      No recruitment/appointment process in Government Departments/ Public Undertakings/ Corporations should be initiated or made which invariably includes written test, personal interview and selection of candidates involving candidates belonging to Ramhlun South & Dawrpui Vengthar Local Council Constituencies excepting cases dealt with by the State Public Service Commission, without the prior clearance of the State Election Commission.


(2)      No transfer and posting in respect of officers/officials belonging to Ramhlun South & Dawrpui Vengthar Local Council Constituencies and officers/officials likely to be drafted for election duty 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 Local Council 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 on account of administrative exigencies, the department concerned, with full justification should approach the Commission for prior clearance.


                        All Administrative Departments are expected to cooperate with the State Election Commission in its onerous duties of conducting free and fair By-Election to Local Councils, 2024. Violation of any of the above will be seriously viewed by the State Election Commission.






State Election Commissioner,



Memo No.B.14015/1/2023-SEC/LC/50 :    Dated Aizawl, the 4th January, 2024

Copy to:-

1)      Sr. P.P.S to Chief Secretary, Government of Mizoram.

2)      All Heads of Administrative Department, Government of Mizoram.

3)      Deputy Commissioner & District Municipal Election Officer, Aizawl District, Aizawl.

4)      Director, I & PR Department, for favor of wide publicity.

5)      Guard file.






State Election Commission,