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There Is A Strong Sense Of Betrayal By Modi Government: Congress' Data Analytics Head

Praveen Chakravarty, who heads the Congress’s data analytics team, says voters feel let-down by the Modi government and there is a strong sense of betrayal.

There Is A Strong Sense Of Betrayal By Modi Government: Congress' Data Analytics Head
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There Is A Strong Sense Of Betrayal By Modi Government: Congress' Data Analytics Head
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2018-10-19T11:33:01+05:30

Political economist Praveen Chakravarty, who heads the Congress’s data analytics team, tells Outlook that data shows the party is primed to win the three heartland states this November-December polls.    

What is your assessment, based on your findings, about the major states that are going to the polls?

We have done extensive polling and data work in the three large states that are going to the polls, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Since Telangana was announced late, I don’t have sufficient data. While disillusionment against the government in Rajasthan is evident, what is perhaps more surprising and striking from a data perspective is that the anti-incumbency sentiment in MP is twice that in Rajasthan. Anger and disillusionment is the highest in MP. Chhattisgarh has always been a close contest and something that people often miss is that the Congress actually improved its vote-share in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections in Chhattisgarh from the 2013 assembly elections. So, the trend is...

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