No.B.11011/1/2022-SEC/MDC/24                      :                           Dated Aizawl, the 5th April, 2022



                        The Deputy Commissioner


                        District Election Officer,

Siaha District, Siaha



Subject :         Defacement of Public Property & Display of Banners etc - regarding.



In inviting a reference to the subject cited above, I am directed to request you to refer to the provisions under the Mizoram Prevention of Defacement of Property Act, 1995 (a copy enclosed) for effective implementation of Model Code of ConductIn this connection, the State Election Commission issues the following instructions for compliance during the forthcoming General Election to Mara Autonomous District Council:-


1.      It must be ensured that no wall writing, pasting of poster or defacement in any other form, or erecting/displaying of cut outs, hoardings, banners, flags etc is permitted on any Government premises (including civil structures therein).


2.      No erecting of gate and display of banners across the road shall be permitted.


3.      If any political party or a candidate indulges in defacement of any property in violation of the said Act or the above instructions, the Deputy Commissioner/ District Election Officer concerned shall issue notice to the offender for removing the defacement/banner forthwith. If the offender does not respond promptly, the District Authorities through the Model Code of Conduct Monitoring Team may take action to remove the banner/defacement or prosecute the offender.


The above instructions and provisions under the Mizoram Prevention of Defacement of Property Act, 1995 may kindly be brought to the notice of all concerned including political parties and contesting candidates for strict compliance.


Enclo: As above.

Yours faithfully,







State Election Commission,



Memo No.B.11011/1/2022-SEC/MDC/24                 :                    Dated Aizawl, the 5th April, 2022

Copy to:-        

  1. All Observers.
  2. Superintendent of Police, Siaha District for information and necessary action.

3)   General Secretary/Chairman, i/c. Election, All Political Parties Siaha District for information and compliance.







State Election Commission,