Welcome to the State Election Commission

State Election Commission is a constitutional authority appointed by the Administrator, Delhi under Article 243K and 243 ZA of the Constitution of India read with Sec. 7 of the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act, 1957. State Election Commissioner also performs as such authority for U.T. Chandigarh under the relevant Election Laws of the said U.T. The Superintendence, direction control of the preparation of the electoral rolls for, and the conduct of, all elections to the and the panchyats vest in the State Election Commission.


State Election Commission, Delhi was constituted under Article 243K and 243ZA pursuant to the 73rd & 74th Amendments to the Constitution of India, which are significant milestones in the direction of establishing and strengthening democratic decentralized administration through Local-Self Governance by ensuring that elections to the Local Bodies are held on time, and in a free, fair and impartial manner. These amendments, inter-alia, provide that the superintendence, direction and control of the preparation of electoral rolls for, and the conduct of, all elections to the Panchayats and Municipals by the Governor (Administrator, in case of NCT of Delhi).