‘By Far’ Narendra Modi Is the Most Popular Figure In Indian Politics

Narendra Modi Is the Most Popular Figure In Indian Politics

In Indian politics, PM Narendra Modi is the most popular figure, releasing the findings of the latest survey conducted by Pew Research Centre. Among a total of 2,464 respondents, PM Narendra Modi was found to be one of the most popular figure.

According to the survey that was conducted between February 21, 2017, and March 10, 2017, the result that came out was: Arvind Kejriwal was at 39%, Sonia Gandhi being at 57% and Rahul Gandhi at 58%. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was ahead of them with 88%.

With the growing satisfaction of India’s economy, Modi Government has been receiving positive reactions from the public. When asked from the public, more than 8 out of 10 said the economic conditions are now good.

In the past 3 Years, the number of adults who said the economy is “very good” has tripled.

The way things are going on presently in the country, 7 out of 10 Indians are happy with it. Since 2014, the positive assessment of Modi Government has doubled.

Moving towards southern states, at least 9 in 10 Indians of Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh have positive viewpoints regarding Narendra Modi and so do the Indians of western states of Chhattisgarh, Gujrat and Maharashtra have, according to Pew.

Now moving to the eastern states, 8 out of 10 states of Jharkhand, West Bengal, Bihar, and Odisha also support Narendra Modi and lastly talking about the northern states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, and Delhi the statistics are the same.

In the north, since the year 2015, Narendra Modi’s popularity has remained unchanged; in the south and west, his popularity has risen while in the east there has been a slight dip in his popularity.

The survey noted a drop in positive view regarding Narendra Modi among Indians in America, from 70% in 2015 to 49% in 2017.

Only 40% of the citizens of America have confidence in President Donald Trump that regarding world affairs, he will be able to do the right things. There has been a drop in this percentage by 34 points since America’s former president Barak Obama.

Favorability rating among Indians in China has dropped from 41% to 26% from the year 2015–2017. This survey was however conducted before the Doklam standoff.

Few Indians see communal relations as a very big problem despite periodic outbreaks of religious violence.

Although Prime Minister’s decision last year of Demonetization was a big decision, only a few of the Indians considered it as a major problem, rest of the Indians were in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to Pew Survey.

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