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79% Hate Politicians

But more interesting is the fact that 21% like most of them!

79% Hate Politicians
79% Hate Politicians
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Cfore SURVEY
79% Hate Politicians

What do you dislike the most about politicians?

Total Urban Rural
They are arrogant 11 13

8

They are inaccessible 8 4 12
They are corrupt 20 11 28
They have Raja-like attitude 9 10 8
They don’t care about the common man 18 22 16
They make false promises 12 16 8
They use people for selfish motives 17 18 16
They do anything to come to power 5 6 4

Can honest people be a success in politics?
Yes 35 24 47
No 65 76 53

Do you believe any political party is truly committed to any ideology today?
Yes 18 16 20
No 82 84 80

Does it upset you when politicians stop traffic and speed past, without caring about the aam aadmi?
Yes 80 88 73
No 20 12 27

Are politicians giving Indian democracy a bad name?
Yes 76 80 72
No 14 12 16
Can't say 10 8 12

What do you feel about politicians?
Dislike most of them 79 83 17
Like most of them 21 76 24

Are women politicians more honest than men?
Yes 35 28 41
No 24 16 32
Can't say 41 56 27

Should our politicians get rid of their chamchas and become more accessible?
Yes 70 64 76
No 2 3 1
Can't say 28 33 23

Would you let your son or daughter enter politics?
Yes 34 20 48
No 66 80 52

Do you have any faith left in the political agendas and movements that politicians routinely float?
Yes 16 8 24
No 84 92 76

Methodology: Research organisation Cfore conducted the survey in five metros—Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Bangalore—and adjoining rural areas between February 18-20, 2007. A structured questionnaire was administered to a random sample of 1,022 respondents, 46% of whom were female. The sample was representative of different socio-economic classes.

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