Dated Aizawl, the 31st May, 2024


            In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 350 of the Mizoram Municipalities Act, 2007 as amended, read with Rule 31 and Rule 50 of the Mizoram Municipalities (Election of Councillors) Rules, 2007 as amended, the State Election Commission has issued Model Code of Conduct for the guidance of Political Parties and Candidates during the By-Election to Ward No XIX within Aizawl Municipal Corporation which has come into operation with effect from the date of Announcement of Election i.e 31.05.2024 and the same shall remain in force till such time the result of By-Election is announced on27.06.2024.


            In addition to the above, the Commission hereby issues the following instructions for compliance of all concerned during the ensuing By-Election to Ward No. XIX within Aizawl Municipal Corporation, 2024:


1)      No recruitment/appointment process in Government Departments/Public Undertaking Corporations from Ward No. XIX within Aizawl Municipal Corporation 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 should be made during the operation of the Model Code of Conduct from Ward No. XIX within Aizawl Municipality. In the case of transfer orders already issued prior to the date of Announcement of By-Election to Ward No. XIX within Aizawl Municipal Corporation but not implemented till the time when the 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/Heads of Department/Heads of Office are expected to cooperate with the State Election Commission, Mizoram in its onerous duties of conducting free and fair elections to Ward No.XIX of Aizawl Municipal Corporation. Violation of any of the above will be seriously viewed by the State Election Commission.




By order, etc.,






State Election Commissioner,




Memo No.B.14015/1/2024-SEC/AMC/19    :             Dated: Aizawl, the 31st May, 2024

Copy to:-

  1. Sr. PPS to Chief Secretary, Government of Mizoram.
  2. Commissioner & Secretary, General Administration Department for kind information with a request to circulate the above or issue similar direction to all Administrative Departments.
  3. All Administrative Heads of Departments for information and necessary action.
  4. Deputy Commissioner & District Municipal Election Officer, Aizawl District, Aizawl for favour of information and follow-up action.
  5. Commissioner, Aizawl Municipal Corporation, Aizawl.
  6. Guard file.






State Election Commission,