No. B.12024/1/2020-SEC/VC/MADC/Vol-I/16







Dated Aizawl, the 11th August, 2022


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



                  The State Election Commission, taking all aspects into consideration, hereby orders that the use of mobile phone by the Candidates, Election agents, voters, etc, inside Polling Booths shall not be allowed irrespective of whether it is kept in silent mode or otherwise in connection with the By-Election to 8(Eight) Village Councils under Mara Autonomous District Council, 2022 scheduled to be held on 6th September, 2022. Counting Agents and holders of authority letters are also not allowed to carry Mobile Phone inside the Counting Hall. Returning/Presiding Officers/ Polling Officials, Counting Officials and Security Personnel are allowed to carry the Mobile Phones in silent mode at all times.


                  Further, Smoking inside the Polling Booths and Counting Hall is prohibited. The Polling Staff /Counting Staff and the candidate or his election agents/counting agents are not allowed to smoke inside the Polling Station and Counting Hall.






State Election Commissioner



Memo No. B.12024/1/2020-SEC/VC/MADC/Vol-I/16     :    Dated Aizawl, the 11th August, 2022

Copy to :-

  1. District Election Officer & Deputy Commissioner, Siaha District, Siaha for favour of information with a request to pass on the Order to all concerned.
  2. Superintendent of Police, Siaha for favour of information and necessary action.
  3. All Returning Officers for information and necessary action.
  4. All Presiding Officers for information and necessary action.






State Election Commission,