Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to lead the popularity charts even days after the airstrikes by Indian Air Force. Despite a slight dip in the ratings in the first week of March, Modi continued to reign the lists. His contender Rahul Gandhi is not even nearer to Modi but has noted marginal signs of recovery.
CVOTER-IANS has conducted 'state of the nation’ tracker poll basing on the data collected till March 14. This showed that Modi’s rating has begun to slip down from 60 per cent to about 56 per cent. This was observed on March 4, 5, 6 and 7 in particular. In terms of satisfaction with the Prime Minister’s work, there is not much change with over 50 per cent remaining in the very satisfied category. Though his net approval rating in the range of 60s in the first week of March has come down to 56.
In contrast, Rahul Gandhi’s ratings showed that Rahul Gandhi has achieved peak rating during January and has improved marginally to around 7 per cent though it remains much below around 20 per cent. However, he has seen a 3 per cent less rating from the past few days.
On the whole, about 6,000 response are recorded out of which 40% of the respondents have felt that BJP can run a better government which can bring a change in young India.