New Delhi, May 11: In a severe dent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's image, a whopping 78 per cent of the people who responded to a nationwide India TV-CVoter opinion poll, have demanded that the Centre should withdraw the controversial Land Acquisition Bill.
63 per cent of the respondents said, Modi government's image presently appears to be anti-poor and anti-farmer. However, 37 pc of the people disagree with the perception that Modi government is anti-farmer and anti-poor, says the survey.
48 per cent of respondents said, Prime Minister Modi's popularity has declined in the last one year, but 52 per cent disagreed, saying his popularity remains intact.
In region-wise break-up, 65 pc of respondents in the North, 52 pc in the West, 34 pc in East, and 38 pc in South India felt that Modi's popularity has declined in the last one year, according to India TV-CVoter opinion poll survey telecast tonight on the news channel.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj led the Union ministers in respect of performance, with 56 pc saying her performance was "good", 31 pc said "average" and 13 pc rated her performance as "poor".
Asked to assess Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari's performance, 40 percent rated him as "good", 38 pc said "average" and 22 pc said "poor".
On HRD Minister Smriti Irani's performance, 44 per cent rated her as "good", 35 pc said "average" and 21 pc said "poor".
49 pc of the respondents described Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's performance as "good", 28 pc said "average", and 23 pc "poor".
50 pc of the respondents described Home Minister Rajnath Singh's performance as "good", 36 pc said "average" and 14 pc said "poor".
Asked about the effect of Modi's performance on the forthcoming Bihar assembly polls, 52 per cent said, Modi's one-year rule will have "a good effect" on Bihar polls, while 45 per cent replied in the negative.
59 per cent of the respondents, said they were satisfied with Modi's one-year rule at the Centre, while 41 per cent said, they are not.
According to the survey, a whopping 82 pc respondents in Eastern India said, they were satisfied with Modi's one-year rule, while 59 pc in the South and 57 pc in the West said they were happy, with the remaining percentage saying they were not happy.
In North India, 56 per cent of the respondents said, they were not happy with Modi's one-year rule, while 44 pc said they were happy.
On specific issues, 64 pc of the people said, inflation has not dipped during the last one year, while 64 per cent said they were satisfied with the government's efforts to bring back black money from outside. 51 pc said, corruption has declined in the last one year, says the survey.
Asked about which of Prime Minister Modi's schemes they considered the best, 46 per cent opted for Swacch Bharat, 19 pc opted for Jan Dhan Yojana, 18 pc liked Make in India, 11 pc opted for Adarsh Gram, and 6 pc said "none of above".