Dated Aizawl, the 2nd March, 2023


Subject:          Prohibition of Smoking and use of Mobile phone at Polling Station and Counting Hall.


                        The State Election Commission, taking all aspects into consideration, hereby orders that the use of mobile phone by the Polling Officers, Candidates, Election agents, Polling agents, Voters, etc, inside the polling station buildings shall not be allowed irrespective of whether it is kept in silent mode or otherwise in the 1st General Election to Lunglei Municipal Council scheduled to be held on 29th March, 2023. Counting Agents and holders of authority letters are not allowed to carry Mobile Phone inside the Counting Hall. The Municipal Returning Officers, Asst. Municipal Returning Officers, Observers, Counting Officials and Security Personnel are allowed to carry mobile phones in silent mode. Frisking shall be done at the Entry Point by security duty.


                        Further, smoking inside the Polling Station and Counting Hall is strictly prohibited. Neither the Polling staff/counting staff nor the candidate or his election/polling agents/ counting agents are allowed to smoke inside the Polling Station and Counting Hall.







         State Election Commissioner,



Memo No.B.14016/1/2022-SEC/LMC/12    :             Dated Aizawl, the 2nd March, 2023

Copy to:-

1)   The Deputy Commissioner & District Municipal Election Officer, Lunglei District for information with a request to pass on the Order to all concerned.

2)  Election Observers for information.

3)   Superintendent of Police, Lunglei District, Lunglei for information and necessary action.

4)   District Information & Public Relations Officer, I & PR Department, Lunglei for information and wide publicity.






Deputy Secretary,

         State Election Commission,