Dated Aizawl, the 25th July, 2023


Subject :         Restriction on use of vehicles on poll day in the By-Election to Village Council, 2023.


                        Whereas, the State Election Commission, Mizoram has issued Notification for By-Election to Bualpui ‘V’ Village Council, 2023 on 25th July, 2023 according to which the poll shall take place on 22nd August, 2023 (Tuesday);


                        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-rule (1) of Rule 3 of the Mizoram (Election to Village Councils), Rules, 2014 and other powers enabling it in this behalf, hereby issues the following restrictions on the  use of vehicles during Poll Day for By-Election to Village Council, 2023:-


                  (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 Village 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. 12011/1/2022-SEC/VC/                       :                       Dated: Aizawl, the 25th July, 2023

Copy to:-

  1. Deputy Commissioner & District Election Officer, Hnahthial District for favour of information and necessary action. 
  2. Superintendent of Police, Hnahthial District for favour of information and necessary action.
  3. Returning Officer for information and necessary action.
  4. General Secretary/Chairman, i/c Election, all Parties, Hnahthial District, Mizoram.





State Election Commission,

















PERMIT NO___________


Name of Candidate __________________________________________________


No. & Name of Village Council ___________________________________________


Vehicle Number _____________________________________________________








Signature & Name of Returning Officer

(Seal of RO)