With an aim to determine the mood of the people after a topsy-turvy year, ABP News, along with research partner CVoter has conducted a sentiment analysis through a special ‘Desh Ka Mood’ survey. This survey aims to provide a clearer picture of the current political climate of India and what to expect in the near future as 2021 gets underway.
The mood of the nation suggests that if elections were to be held during this time, NDA would form the government again, with 58% of the people in its favor, whereas only 28% of the people would support UPA.
The survey also revealed that PM Modi is a top choice amongst the people as the Prime Minister of India with 55% votes, whereas only 11% are in favor of Rahul Gandhi. 10% were unsure about their choice.
In terms of the government’s performance, two-third of the people have expressed satisfaction with the central government’s efforts in combating COVID-19 in India. As per public opinion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proved his mettle and gained the nation’s trust in dealing with the implications and pervasiveness of COVID-19. 79% of the people believe that the government has tackled with COVID-19 situation efficiently.
On the other hand, 52% of people have said that the Modi government has been ineffective in handling the farmers’ protests.
When asked to choose between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress Leader, Rahul Gandhi as their preferred leader, PM Modi notched an all India net approval of 34%.
Rahul Gandhi has emerged as a more popular leader over PM Modi in three states – Punjab, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. PM Modi, on the other hand, is the most popular leader in Odisha, Himachal Pradesh, and Northeast.
According to the survey, the Chief minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik is the most popular CM in the country followed by Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi and Jagan Reddy in Andhra Pradesh.
The methodology of the ABP-CVoter survey is as follows:
- Tracker Sample Size: 30000+
- MOTN Fieldwork: Last 12 Weeks
- Sample spread: All 543 Lok Sabha seats across all states
- MoE: +/- 3% at macro level and +/- 5% at micro level