Dated Aizawl, the 4th January, 2024


No.B.12011/1/2022-SEC/VC/179-180           : Whereas, the State Election Commission, Mizoram has prescribed Model Code of Conduct for observance by the political parties, candidates and persons holding high public offices for the ensuing By-Election to Village Councils under Aizawl, Serchhip, Champhai, Mamit, Kolasib and Khawzawl Districts; and


            Whereas, the Commission feels that there has been necessity for imposing restrictions on the activities of the Government servants during enforcement of Model Code of Conduct, i.e. from the date of announcement of election till the date of announcement of the Results.


            Now, therefore, 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 (Election to Village Councils) Rules, 2014, the Commission hereby orders that a Government servant holding office in State Government, Autonomous District Council, Central Government, Public Sector Enterprise of State or Central Government, Statutory Bodies getting financial assistance from the Government within all the concerned Village Council Constituencies will come under the purview of the Code of Conduct for observance by the Government servants as follows:-


(1)        A Government servant shall remain absolutely impartial during the election and he/she shall not indulge in any campaigning activities for or against any contesting candidate or political party;


(2)        No Government servant shall subscribe in aid of, or assist in any way, any candidate;


(3)        The Government servant shall not himself speak at or take active and prominent part in organizing or conducting the meeting;


(4)        No Government servant should accompany a Minister or such other political functionaries for electioneering;


(5)        No Government servant should attend any political meeting except those who are incharge of maintenance of law and order or those deployed for security duties;


(6)        Police personnel engaged in law and order duties shall not be construed as participating in the meeting of any candidate;


(7)        While dealing with different political parties in day to day official transaction each Government servant shall maintain absolute neutrality.  While registering cases on complaint filed by different political groups or contesting candidates or their supporters, police will take prompt steps in most impartial manner;


(8)        Violation of Code of Conduct by any Government servant will make himself / herself liable to disciplinary proceeding under the provisions of the Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965.





State Election Commissioner,







Memo No.B.12011/1/2022-SEC/VC/179-180                         :                     Dated: Aizawl, the 4th January, 2024

Copy to:-

  1. Secretary to the Governor of Mizoram.
  2. P.S to Chief Minister, Mizoram.
  3. P.S to Speaker, all Ministers, Dy. Speaker & Ministers of State.
  4. Sr.PPS. to Chief Secretary, Govt. of Mizoram.
  5. Chief Electoral Officer, Mizoram.
  6. Commissioner & Secretary, General Administration Department.
  7. Secretary, Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms.
  8. Secretary, Local Administration Department.
  9. All Administrative Heads for information and necessary action.
  10. Deputy Commissioner & DEO, Aizawl, Serchhip, Champhai, Mamit, Kolasib and Khawzawl Districts. 
  11. Superintendent of Police, Aizawl, Serchhip, Champhai, Mamit, Kolasib and Khawzawl Districts.
  12. Director, I&PR Department for favour of wide publicity.
  13. The Chairman / General Secretary i/c Election, All Political Parties, General Headquarters, Mizoram.  
  14. The Chairman/General Secretary, i/c Election, All Political Parties, Aizawl, Serchhip, Champhai, Mamit, Kolasib and Khawzawl Districts.








State Election Commission,