According to a recent poll by Inshorts, a Delhi-based company that is known for its content discovery and distribution application for Android and iOS, 65 percent of Indians are satisfied with the performance of the Narendra Modi-led NDA Government in 2015.
The poll was conducted on the Inshorts Android app from 26 January to 2 February, 2016. Over 1.40 lakh respondents contributed more than 10 lakh responses to 30 questions that dominated headlines in 2015. All questions had three options – Yes, No and Not Informed Enough.
PM Modi’s foreign jaunts, which have been a topic of discussion amidst derision in Parliament besides being a butt of jokes and cartoons, ramped up positive results. About 76 percent respondents agreed that the foreign trips undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi have brought in significant benefits for the country.
The Make in India campaign too got a thumbs up. Around 67 percent think that his Make In India campaign is helping in the creation of jobs.
When asked if the Swachh Bharat campaign was working, 53 percent respondents said Yes and 36 percent respondents said No, while the rest said they were Not Informed Enough.
There was a mixed response to questions regarding inflation, education and healthcare. About 46 percent respondents thought that the Modi government has been able to contain inflation, with 41 percent respondents polling against it.
When users were asked if education and healthcare have taken a backseat under the Modi government, 43 percent respondents said No while 37 percent respondents said Yes.
Farmer suicides got the goat of respondents with 62 percent saying that the government is not doing enough to address the issue while 22 percent rallied behind the government.
On the issue of the BJP’s alliance with the PDP in Kashmir, and if it was a betrayal of the interest of the Kashmiri Pandits, 36 percent said No, 22 percent said Yes and 41 percent said they were Not Informed Enough about the issue.
A detailed snapshot of the findings of the first edition, illustrating the user profile, questions and the number of responses for Yes, No and Not Informed Enough, can be viewed in the infographic below.
Inshorts said it would undertake efforts to inform its users on questions which got a high number of Not Informed Enough responses.