Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: In a pre-poll survey that Zee Media Corp commissioned through Taleem Research Foundation, it was found that people are unhappy with the state of the economy.
More than four out of 10 (42.6 percent) voters believed that state of economy had deteriorated in the last five years (45.6 percent men and 39.1 percent women). As much as 23.3 percent thought no change was visible in the state of economy. The remaining voters were divided between those who could not say anything about the state of economy (14.5 percent) or 19.6 percent voters who thought it was better than five years ago.
Male voters compared to female voters in higher percent (45.6 percent and 39.1 female) expressed their views on the state of economy.
Central government (29.5 percent) was thought to be responsible for the deteriorating state of economy but then 32.2 percent voters thought both present central and state government were responsible for the present state of the country’s economy. Almost one fifth (18.7 percent) could not say who was responsible for the present state of country’s economy.