Political Stock Exchange results bring cheer to YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
The PSE results bring cheer to YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. Around 43 per cent of the respondents favoured the YSR Congress president as the next chief minister as against 38 per cent supporting incumbent N Chandrababu Naidu.
The state's TDP government also appeared to be hanging precariously on the performance front, with 36 per cent of voters rating it bad and 33 good.
But Congress president Rahul Gandhi surpassed PM Narendra Modi as the most preferred choice of Andhra voters for the top job at the centre.
Around 44 per cent of respondents voted Gandhi as the next prime minister compared to 38 per cent favouring Modi, the poll showed.
Sanitation followed by agricultural problems, joblessness and price rise emerged as major issues for Andhra residents, according to the PSE survey with a sample size of 10,650.
At present, the TDP has 103 seats in the 175-member Andhra assembly. The YSR Congress has 66 and the BJP 4.
PostedOn: 14 Sep 2018
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