Dated Aizawl, the 4th January, 2024


Subject :     Restriction on use of vehicles on poll day in the By-Election to Local Councils, 2024.


                        Whereas, the State Election Commission, Mizoram has issued Notification for By-Election to Local Councils, 2024 on 4th January, 2024, according to which the poll shall take place on 30th January, 2024 (Wednesday);


                        Therefore, in the interest of preserving the fairness of election process and rendering the same reflection of true choice of the people, the State Election Commission, in exercise of the powers vested in it under Article 243K of the Constitution of India read with sub-section (1) of Section 3 of the Mizoram Municipalities (Election to Local Councils), Rules, 2015 as amended and other powers enabling it in this behalf, hereby issues the following restrictions on the  use of vehicles on Poll Day for By-Election to Local Councils, 2024:-


(i)      No hiring or procuring or use of vehicles by a candidate or his agent or by any other person with the consent of the candidate or his election agent for the free conveyance of the voters to and fro the polling station shall be allowed.


(ii)      In their respective Local Council area, each contesting candidate is allowed to use one vehicle for his own use on request. The Returning Officer concerned shall issue the vehicle permit as per proforma enclosed.


                        The State Election Commission further orders that the District Administration shall  keep a close watch on the vehicles used by Candidates and persons accompanying the contesting candidates and their supporters for any possible mischief, including criminal activities like carrying of illegal arms and weapons. If any of these vehicles, either of a contesting candidate or a private owner, is found to be involved in any such act or for carrying anti-social elements with a view to intimidating or creating terror in the minds of the voters, it should be the duty of the District Administration to impound such vehicles and not to release them till the process of election is completed. In addition, action against the owner, the occupant/occupants and the candidate who is involved in such illegal activities shall also be taken as per law.





State Election Commissioner,



 Memo No.B.14015/1/2023-SEC/LC/47:Dated: Aizawl, the 4th January, 2024

Copy to:-

  1. Deputy Commissioner & District Municipal Election Officer, Aizawl.
  2. Superintendent of Police, Aizawl.
  3. Director, I&PR Department for favour of wide publicity.
  4. All Returning Officers.
  5. General Secretary/Chairman, i/c Election, all Political Parties, Aizawl.






State Election Commission,













PERMIT NO___________


Name of Candidate __________________________________________________


No. & Name of Local Council Constituency




Vehicle Number _____________________________________________________








Signature & Name of

Returning Officer/ Asst. Returning Officer

(Seal of RO/ARO)