Aizawl the 27th April, 2021 : In view of the prevailing second wave of the pandemic COVID-19 and with a view to bolster the effort of the Government of Mizoram to prevent and contain the spread of the pandemic COVID 19 in the State of Mizoram, the State Election Commissioner, Mizoram, in exercise of the powers conferred under Article 243K and 243ZA of the Constitution of India read with sub-section (1) of Rule 3 of the Mizoram Municipalities (Election to Local Councils) Rules, 2015 as amended, has decided to defer the Bye-Election to XVII/2 – Republic Local Council, 2021 scheduled to be held on 4th May, 2021 (Tuesday) until further notice in the interest of the public.