The survey was conducted on July 8-9, 2003, in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Calcutta and Hyderabad by Marketing Development Research Associates (MDRA), one of India's leading polling agencies. In all, 316 respondents from sec A (Socio-Economic Class) households were contacted.
|Are you aware that the US has requested India to send troops to Iraq?|
|Are you aware if India sends troops to Iraq, it will not be under a United Nations mandate?|
Would you be in favour of sending Indian troop to Iraq if the UN were to request the Indian government?
If Indian soldiers get killed in Iraq, whom would you blame?
|Do you think India should accept the US request to send troops to Iraq, even though it is not under the UN flag?|
|If "NO" why?|
|Situation in Iraq is chaotic||9|
|Our soldiers might get killed||31|
|American invasion was not approved by the UN||51|
|If "YES" why?|
|It will project India as a major power outside South Asia||17|
|Not prudent to say no to the US||6|
|Improves India’s relations with the US||51|
|Will boost our bids for contracts in Iraq||7|