Lucknow, July 16: The polling for the by-election of 26 block heads or block pramukhs is underway in different districts of Uttar Pradesh. The counting of votes for Uttar Pradesh block pramukh by-election results will begin after polling gets concluded. The nomination process for the by-election of 26 block heads began on July 14. We will be updating live on Uttar Pradesh block pramukh by-election results 2017. Stay connected with us get live updates on by-election results of 26 block heads in Uttar Pradesh.
Among 26 blocks, by-elections are held after 14 block heads failed to prove majority during no-confidence motions and 10 block heads resigned. Vacancies in two blocks were created due to the deaths of the sitting block heads. The by-election is called months after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) registered a massive victory in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.
Along with block heads, notification was issued for by-elections to elect 10 zilla panchayat chairpersons as well. For 10 zilla panchayat chairpersons, nomination have to be filed on July 17, while polling and counting of votes would be on July 23. We will soon share the by-election results of 26 block heads in Uttar Pradesh.