Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: In a pre-poll survey that Zee Media Corp commissioned through Taleem Research Foundation, it was found that personal qualities of the candidates were considered important by the voters. It was also revealed that in the forthcoming election, price rise, more than any other issue would affect voting behaviour.
Personal quality of the candidates was considered most important by two third (66.8 percent) of the voters of both sex, highest being among young voters (73.0 percent) followed by the party to which the candidate belonged to (22.7 percent).
In the forthcoming election, price rise more than any other issue would affect voting behaviour (women 41.1 percent and men 37.0 percent). It was followed by corruption (14.3 percent) and unemployment (12.8 percent). Other important issues included economic development (11.8 percent), of road, electricity and water (11.5 percent), Communalism (2.4 percent), surprisingly found to be a non issue for the voters in the election.