Dated Aizawl, the 2ndMarch, 2023


            In exercise of the powers conferred under Section 27 &350 of the Mizoram Municipalities Act, 2007, as amended, read with Rule 10, 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 1stGeneral Election to Lunglei Municipal Council which has come into operation with effect from the date of announcement of Election i.e02.03.2023 and the same shall remain in force till such time the result of election is announced on 03.04.2023.


            In addition to the above, the Commission hereby issues the following instructions for compliance of all concerned during the ensuing 1stGeneral Election to Lunglei Municipal Council, 2023:


1)     No recruitment/appointment process in Government Departments/Public Undertaking Corporations from within Lunglei Municipality 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 Conductfrom within Lunglei Municipality. In case of transfer orders already issued prior to the date of Announcement of General Election to Lunglei Municipal Council but not implemented till the time when 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 in its onerous duties of conducting free and fair elections to Lunglei Municipal Council. Violation of any of the above will be seriously viewed by the State Election Commission.










State Election Commissioner,




Memo No.B.14016/1/2022-SEC/LMC/4:Dated: Aizawl, the 2ndMarch, 2023

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, Lunglei District, Lunglei for favour of information and follow-up action.
  5. Chief Executive Officer, Lunglei Municipal Council, Lunglei.
  6. Guard file.







Deputy Secretary,

State Election Commission,