BJP most popular party among Indian immigrants in US, but people not happy with government’s policies: Survey reveals

BJP most popular party among Indian immigrants in US, but people not happy with government’s policies: Survey reveals

Only 12 percent people were seen standing with the Congress party.

BJP most popular party among Indian immigrants in US Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the most popular Indian political party among Indian immigrants in the US. This has been revealed in a study. Most of these people also criticized the policies of the government, but also showed their strong support for it. 32 percent of the Indian-Americans surveyed took the name of the BJP, while only 12 percent were seen to stand with the Congress party. 40 percent of the people surveyed said that they do not find themselves close to any Indian political party. Also Read – BJP leader Mukul Roy reached Trinamool Bhavan, may join TMC today?

According to the 2020 Indian-American Attitude Survey (IAAS) published by the Connergy Endowment for International Peace in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania, overall, if supporters of the Congress and other smaller parties are combined, then none other than the BJP. The number of those found close to the party remained only 28 percent. The survey was conducted by YouGov in September last year among 1,200 Indian-Americans, some of whom were citizens and some were not. The results obtained on the basis of this survey were analyzed by a group of experts and published on Wednesday. Also Read – Senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily said after Jitin Prasada joins BJP- ‘Party needs major surgery’

The study said that according to the US Census Community Survey, the number of Indian-Americans is 42 lakh. The study also said, 26 lakh of them are US citizens. 1.2 million are born in the US, 1.4 million people have taken citizenship after immigration and 42 percent of them also have foreign citizenship of India. The study said that more than three-quarters of Indian-Americans attach great importance to their Indianness. Also Read – Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut’s statement, ‘Modi is the top leader of the country and BJP’

Seventy-five percent of Indian-Americans said they were supportive of India, but there were differences in their attitudes towards the Indian government. While 58 percent criticized the government to some extent. During this period, only 17 percent people described themselves as supporters of the government, while 35 percent people criticized some policies of the government and 23 percent people criticized most of the policies of the government.

According to the survey, 49 percent of Indian-Americans rated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s performance as superior. 35 percent of people were strongly in support of him, but 31 percent people disapproved of his work and 22 percent people completely disagreed with him.

The survey assessed how warmly the participants rated Indian political parties and leaders. The results revealed that Modi got 58, BJP 57, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh 46 and Congress party 44 and Rahul Gandhi got the least 38 marks.

(Input IANS)

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