Dated Aizawl, the 2ndMarch, 2023


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 1stGeneral to Election to Lunglei Municipal Council, 2023; and


Whereas, the Commission feels that there has been necessity for imposing restrictions on the activities of the Government servants within Lunglei Municipality during enforcement of Model Code of Conduct, i.e. from the date of announcement of election i.e02.03.2023 till the date of announcement of the Results.


Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred under Article 243ZA of the Constitution of India read with 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 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 Lunglei Municipal area 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)        No Government servant shall 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 in-charge 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, the police will take prompt steps in the 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.14016/1/2022-SEC/LMC/8:Dated: Aizawl, the 2ndMarch, 2023

Copy to:

  1. Secretary to the Governor of Mizoram.
  2. Sr. PPS to Chief Secretary, Government of Mizoram.
  3. Commissioner &Secretary, General Administration Department.
  4. Secretary, Urban Development & Poverty Alleviation Department.
  5. All Administrative Heads of Departments.
  6. Deputy Commissioner & District Municipal Election Officer, Lunglei District, Lunglei.
  7. Director, I&PR Department for wide publicity.
  8. Chief Executive Officer, Lunglei Municipal Council, Lunglei.
  9. Guard file.





Deputy Secretary,

State Election Commission,