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36% Would Vote For BJP If Elections Were To Be Held Tomorrow

Terrorism was the main issue and LK Advani emerged the leader considered most capable of handling it. As for Pakistan, 25% for peace, 23% for war

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36% Would Vote For BJP If Elections Were To Be Held Tomorrow
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NATIONAL MOOD: OUTLOOK GfK MODE OPINION POLL
 
36% Would Vote For BJP If Elections Were To Be Held Tomorrow

In your opinion, which of the following leaders is most 
capable of handling the increasing terrorism in the country?

L.K. Advani                                                                      27
Dr. Manmohan Singh                                                        23
Narendra Modi                                                                  19
Sonia Gandhi                                                                   13
Laloo Prasad Yadav                                                          11
Mayawati                                                                          6 


If the general elections were held tomorrow, which political party would you vote for?
Bharatiya Janata Party
Delhi
Mumbai
Calcutta
Hyderabad
Bangalore

Indian National Congress
Delhi
Mumbai
Calcutta
Hyderabad
Bangalore

36
49
33
26
22
48

28
31
19
11
46
35

Other Parties      

34

Samajwadi Party (6% in Mumbai) 2
BSP  (4% in Delhi, 6% in Mumbai) 2
Left   (4% in Delhi, 16% in Calcutta)  4
Shiv Sena  (14% in Mumbai)  3
Trinamool  (18% in Calcutta)  4
No response   2

If you were to vote for a government on an issue, what would it be?
Controlling Inflation 15
Combating terrorism 47
Economic slowdown and job loss 26
Reducing communal tension  12


Do you feel scared for the safety of yourself/family?
No 31
Yes

Delhi
Mumbai
Calcutta
Hyderabad
Bangalore

69

88
63
68
53
73


Should the government bring back POTA?
No 23
Yes

Delhi
Mumbai
Calcutta
Hyderabad
Bangalore

77

85
65
81
69
86


Do you foresee more terror attacks in next 6 months?
No  45
Yes

Delhi
Mumbai
Calcutta
Hyderabad
Bangalore

55

68
43
76
53
34


Do you feel terrorism is related to religion?
No 55
Yes

Delhi
Mumbai
Calcutta
Hyderabad
Bangalore

45

35
36
31
40
81



Will the terrorist attacks in Mumbai adversely affect business sentiment/ foreign investments?
Yes 78
No 22

How should the Indian government deal with Pak on the issue of terrorism?
Engage with Pakistan diplomatically

17

Go to war with Pakistan 23
Keep the peace process going 25
Seek the support of the international community 35

Should India seek support of the US, Israel and other countries?
No 32
Yes

Delhi
Mumbai
Calcutta
Hyderabad
Bangalore

68

73
54
68
66
79


Has the Congress-led government been soft on terror?
No 36
No response 5
Yes

Delhi
Mumbai
Calcutta
Hyderabad
Bangalore

59

63
83
37
41
73


Is it fair to equate terrorism with Muslims?
No 49
Yes

Delhi
Mumbai
Calcutta
Hyderabad
Bangalore

51

35
52
46
43
78


Methodology 

Outlook-GfK Mode opinion poll conducted in Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Hyderabad and Bangalore through street-corner interviews on December 1-2. Sample size: 524. Respondents, a mix of males and females, were 18-45 years old.

All figures are in percentage

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