Despite uproar by the opposition parties in the Parliament, the citizens of the country back Prime Minister Narendra Modi's move to spike the old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes. A recent survey conducted by an online mobile app has revealed that over 92 percent of respondents have rated the government as very good on the overall fight against corruption. While 57 percent of them termed the fight as very good.
The survey revealed that as high as 86 percent people believed that some anti-corruption activists are now actually batting in support of black money, corruption and even terrorist financing!
The mood of the nation also came out in the comments made by some of those who took the survey.
According to results published on narendramodi.in, till 3.30 pm on Wednesday a whopping in just over 24 hours of the survey, over five lakh people have participated and expressed their opinion.
"I thank people for the historic participation in the survey. Its satisfying to read the insightful views & comments," PM Modi said on Twitter on Wednesday.
Over 90 percent of the respondents feel the government's move to tackle black money is above four-star rating while 73 percent of them give it a five-star rating.
Following were the queries given in the form of multiple choice questions:
1. Do you think that black money exists in India?
2. Do you think the evil of corruption and black money needs to be fought and eliminated?
3. Overall, what do you think about the government's moves to tackle black money?
4. What do you think of the Modi government's efforts against corruption so far?
5. What do you think of the Modi government's move of banning old Rs 500 and 1,000 notes?
6. Do you think demonetisation will help in curbing black money, corruption and terrorism?
7. Demonetisation will bring real estate, higher education, healthcare in the common man's reach?
8. Did you mind the inconvenience faced in our fight to curb corruption, black money, terrorism and counterfeiting of currency?
9. Do you believe some anti-corruption activists are now actually fighting in support of black money, corruption and terrorism?
10. Do you have any suggestions, ideas or insights you would like to share with the PM?
"This survey is in sync with the Prime Minister's vision of participative governance and directly seeking the views of the people of India on key policy and execution matters," the PMO said in a statement.