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Narendra Modi: More than 93% are confident that the Modi government will handle the Covid-19 crisis well: Survey | India News

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NEW DELHI: A staggering 93.5 percent of people in the country believe that the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is effectively managing the coronavirus outbreak, a survey revealed Thursday.

The central government had imposed a 21-day national blockade on March 25, which then extended until May 3.

According to voter Covid-19 tracker IANS-C, the number of people who trusted the Modi government on the first day of the blockade was 76.8, but it has now increased to 93.5 percent as of April 21.

Narendra Modi: More than 93% are confident that the Modi government will handle the Covid-19 crisis well: Survey | India News

‘Praise your leadership’: Bill Gates praises the Modi government’s efforts to flatten the Covid curve

Philanthropist Bill Gates has praised Prime Minister Modi’s leadership and his government’s “proactive measures”, such as the blockade and expansion of evidence focused on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in India. In a letter to Modi, Gates said he was pleased that the Indian government is fully utilizing its exceptional digital capabilities in its COVID-19 response.

In the poll, the statement – “I think the Indian government is handling the coronavirus (outbreak) well” – was released to people between March 16 and April 21 and their answers were sought.

On April 16, 75.8 percent of people said they have faith in the government, but the percentage increased after strict restrictions were imposed on the country.

Narendra Modi: More than 93% are confident that the Modi government will handle the Covid-19 crisis well: Survey | India News

Home is new office, internet new room meeting: PM Modi on life in the coronavirus era

The coronavirus outbreak has significantly changed the contours of professional life and these days home is the new office and the Internet is the new meeting room, Prime Minister Modi said Sunday. Today, the world is looking for new business models, he said, adding that India, a youth nation known for its innovative zeal, can lead the supply of a new work culture.

Interestingly, overall confidence in the acting government increased sharply on April 1. 89.9 percent of people believed the government was working well compared to March 31, when the percentage was 79.4.



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