The job is done, boss! Modi and Amit Shah.

The job is done, boss! Modi and Amit Shah.

Most poll-bound states repose faith in Shah; Modi still best PM face

Oppn leaders fail to perform in most of the five poll-bound states; BJP walkover

Agency Report | New Delhi | 3 September, 2021 | 11:00 PM

A total of 54.3 per cent of respondents in five poll-bound states have expressed their satisfaction (including to some extent) with Home Minister Amit Shah’s working style, as per the ABP-CVOTER-IANS BATTLE FOR THE STATES - WAVE 1.

However, 32.5 per cent respondents have said that they are not satisfied with Shah’s works.

The survey was conducted in five poll-bound states — Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarkhand.

As per the survey, in Goa, 33.5 per cent of the respondents are very much satisfied while 22 per cent are satisfied to some extent with Amit Shah. However, 44.3 per cent showed dissatisfaction with the Home Minister’s working style.

In Manipur, 38.7 per cent surveyed people are very much satisfied while 25.3 per cent are satisfied to some extent with Shah. A total of 28.8 per cent respondents said they are not satisfied at all.

In Punjab, only 9.5 per cent of the surveyed people are satisfied with the Home Minister’s work. A total of 16.5 per cent people are satisfied to some extent, while 59.8 per cent are not satisfied at all.

In another poll-bound state of Uttar Pradesh, 36.2 per cent of the respondents said they are very much satisfied with Shah, while 20 per cent said they are satisfied to some extent, and 38.7 per cent said they are not satisfied with the Home Minister’s work.

In Uttarakhand, 42.3 per cent of the surveyed people are very much satisfied with the Union Home Minister, while 12.3 per cent are satisfied to some extent. A total of 30.6 per cent of the surveyed population was not satisfied at all.

The overall sample size for the survey was 81,006 in five states covering 690 Assembly seats.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is still the best prime ministerial candidate in the five states going to the polls in next year — Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur.

As per the survey, Modi has maintained his popularity graph and is way ahead of prominent leaders like Rahul Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

At pan-India level, 41 per cent of the respondents prefer Modi, while 11.3 per cent chose Rahul Gandhi as the best PM candidate.

Among others, 7.5 per cent voters have chosen Kejriwal as their PM candidate, followed by Manmohan Singh and Yogi Adiyanath at 5.2 per cent and 2.8 per cent, respectively.

In Goa, 48.5 per cent voters prefer Modi, followed by 46.5 per cent in Uttarakhand, 41.5 per cent in Manipur, 40.7 per cent in Uttar Pradesh, and 12.4 per cent in Punjab as the best PM candidate, the survey revealed.

A total of 22.2 per cent voters in Goa feel that Kejriwal is the best PM candidate, while 20.7 per cent opted for Rahul Gandhi. Manmohan Singh and Adityanath have marginal support of 5.2 per cent and 2.8 per cent, respectively.

Similarly, in Manipur, 41.5 per cent voters prefer Modi as the best PM candidate, followed by Kejriwal at 14.1 per cent while only 7.9 per cent voters have favoured Rahul Gandhi. Manmohan Singh and Adityanath have the support of 6.1 per cent and 0.9 per cent respondents, respectively.

In Punjab, 23.4 per cent prefer Kejriwal as the best PM candidate, followed by Manmohan Singh (15.7 per cent), Modi (12.4 per cent) and Rahul Gandhi (4.9 per cent).

In Uttar Pradesh, Modi is again popular as the best PM candidate with 40.7 per cent voters preferring him, followed by Rahul Gandhi (8 per cent), Kejriwal (5.1 per cent), Manmohan Singh (4.6 per cent) and Adityanath (4.2 per cent).

In Uttarakhand too, Modi is ahead with 46.5 per cent support, followed by Kejriwal (14.9 per cent), Rahul Gandhi (10.4 per cent), Adiyanath (7.5 per cent) and Manmohan Singh (5.4 per cent).

The sample size for the survey was 81,006 in five states covering 690 Assembly seats. This state poll is part of the largest and definitive independent sample survey tracker series carried out in India over the last 22 years, conducted by independent international polling agency CVoter.
People in the five poll-bound states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Goa believe that the opposition leaders in their respective states have failed to perform properly.

The survey revealed that in Goa, only 10.2 per cent respondents are very much satisfied with the work of the opposition leaders, while 36.6 per cent are satisfied to some extent and 35.5 are not satisfied at all.

In Manipur, 29 per cent respondents are very much satisfied with work of the opposition leaders, while 31.7 per cent are satisfied to some extent and 32.8 are not satisfied at all, as per the survey.

In Punjab, about 17.9 per cent respondents are very much satisfied with the work of the opposition leaders, 22.8 per cent are satisfied to some extent and 36.2 per cent are not satisfied at all.

In Uttar Pradesh, opposition leaders have performed better than their counterparts in the other poll-bound states with about 40.1 per cent respondents saying they are very much satisfied with their work, while 19.8 per cent said they are satisfied to some extent and 33.8 per cent said are not satisfied at all.

In Uttarakhand, only 21 per cent respondents are very much satisfied with work of the opposition leaders, 27.4 per cent are satisfied to some extent while 32.3 per cent are not satisfied at all, the survey said.

The overall sample size for the survey was 81,006 in five states covering 690 Assembly seats. This state poll is part of the largest and definitive independent sample survey tracker series carried out in India over the last 22 years, conducted by independent international polling agency CVoter. (IANS)