Mood of the Nation: PM Modi still king of Indian politics with 78 per cent approval rating
One year after the Lok Sabha elections, Indian voters continue to be satisfied with the performance of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the India Today-Karvy Insights Mood of the Nation poll has found.
A resounding 78 per cent of the people surveyed found the performance of PM Modi to be outstanding/good. Only 5 per cent of the respondents found the government's performance to be poor.
The vote of confidence in the prime minister comes at a time when India is facing the dual crises of the coronavirus pandemic as well as escalating border tensions with China.
In fact, satisfaction with PM Modi is at its highest presently. A comparison of data from the 10 MOTN polls conducted between February 2016 and August 2020, found that PM Modi's performance rating has improved significantly in this round.
The gap between those who find his performance outstanding/good and poor is a huge 73 percentage points, the widest till now.