BJP wins majority of Block Pramukh seats in Uttarakhand

A majority of the BJP's Block Pramukh candidates won in Uttarakhand on Wednesday, with the party thanking the people of the state for reposing their faith in it once again.

Out of the total of 89 Block Pramukh posts that went to polls, 53 were won by the BJP, 20 by the Congress and 16 by Independents, according to the final results.

BJP state president Ajay Bhatt claimed, "Out of a total of 76 candidates fielded by the party, 53 have won. Most of the 16 independents who have won are also with the BJP."

"We thank people of the state for reposing their faith in us once again," he said.