Dated Aizawl, the 11th August, 2022


No.B.12011/1/2021-SEC/VC/36        : In exercise of the powers conferred under Article 243K of the Constitution of India read with sub-rule (1) of Rule 3 of the Mizoram (Election to Village Councils) Rules, 2014, the State Election Commission, Mizoram had issued Model Code of Conduct for the guidance of Political Parties and Candidates during the By-Election to Village Councils within Aizawl, Lunglei, Serchhip, Champhai, Mamit, Kolasib, Saitual and Khawzawl District to be held on 6th September, 2022, which has come into operation w.e.f. 11th August, 2022 and the same shall remain in force till the announcement of results. 


            The Commission further orders that - 


(1)        No recruitment/appointment process in Government Departments/ Public Undertaking Corporations within the concerned Village Council Constituencies where By-Election is to be held 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 the prior clearance of the State Election Commission.


(2)        No transfer and posting in respect of officers/officials posted at the concerned Village Council area where By-Election is to be held should be made during the operation of the Model Code of Conduct. In the case of transfer orders already issued prior to the date of announcement of Village Council Election 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 within the concerned Village Council Constituencies where By-Election is to be held on account of administrative exigencies, the Department concerned shall, with full justification approach the Commission for prior clearance.


                        All Administrative Departments are expected to cooperate with the State Election Commission in its onerous duties of conducting free and fair By-Election to Village Councils, 2022. Violation of any of the above will be seriously viewed by the State Election Commission.








State Election Commissioner





Memo No.B.12011/1/2021-SEC/VC36            :                  Dated Aizawl, the 11th August, 2022

Copy to:-

1)      Sr. P.P.S to Chief Secretary, Government of Mizoram, for information.

2)      All Heads of Administrative Department, Government of Mizoram for strict compliance by Heads of Departments/Office.

3)      Deputy Commissioner & District Election Officer, Aizawl / Lunglei / Serchhip / Champhai / Mamit / Kolasib / Saitual and Khawzawl District for information and follow-up action.

4)      Director, I&PR Department for favour of wide publicity.









State Election Commission,