Chennai: In an all-encompassing survey by ABP Nadu and CVoter on the governance of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin in the past 100 days, over 52 per cent of the respondents have said that the government’s functioning is excellent, while 7.7 per cent said that the functioning is poor. The survey results released on Monday on ABP Nadu Youtube channel also surprisingly revealed that among the respondents, over 58 per cent of the people who voted for AIADMK and BJP find DMK’s governance as “excellent”, while many Makkal Needhi Maiam party voters find the performance of DMK as poor.The DMK, after being in the opposition for the past 10 years and witnessing the demise of party patriarch Kalaignar Karunanidhi, returned to power earier this year. Contesting the assembly elections under the leadership of MK Stalin for the first time, the party received a thumping victory. Following this, there has been a popular opinion that DMK is showing a change in the style of governance, ushering in Dravidianism 2.0, and that the party holds on to the ideology despite challenges. As the party completed 100 days in power on August 14, ABP Nadu joined hands with CVoter for a mega survey to understand the mood of the people on the functioning of the new government.The ABP Nadu and CVoters conducted an extensive survey covering several districts of Tamil Nadu and questioned thousands of people on the 100 days’ work by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin and his ministers amid the pandemic. Watch: ABP Nadu and CVoter survey questioned the voters of AIADMK-BJP alliance, DMK alliance, Makkal Needhi Maiam and Naam Tamilar Katchi whether they are satisfied with DMK government’s handling of the pandemic. To the question, 53.2 per cent of the respondents said that the handling of the pandemic was excellent while 8 per cent said the handling was poor. On the functioning of the ministers in the past 100 days, 46.8 per cent of the people rated the functioning as excellent while 22.3 per cent of the people rated the functioning as good and 7.4 per cent called it poor.
#ஏபிபிநாடுமெகாசர்வே | கடந்த 100 நாட்களில் திமுக அரசின் அமைச்சர்களின் செயல்பாடுகள் எப்படி?மக்களின் மதிப்பெண் இதோ…#ABPNadusurvey | #MKStalin | #DMK | #TNGovt | #100DaysOfDMK | #CMOTamilNadu | @mkstalin | @CMOTamilnadu | @arivalayam pic.twitter.com/DESzXxaauk
— ABP Nadu (@abpnadu) August 25, 2021
To the question whether the announcement on free bus services for women will help with the empowerment of women, 60 per cent of the respondents said that the scheme will empower women while 29.8 per cent responded in the negative and said that the bus service will not help women. On the relation between the state and the Union governments, 36.4 per cent of the people said the relations are excellent while 13.4 per cent said that the relation is poor.
#ஏபிபிநாடுமெகாசர்வே | தமிழ்நாடு அரசிற்கும் மத்திய அரசிற்கும் இடையே உள்ள உறவு எப்படி இருக்கிறது? மக்களின் மதிப்பெண் இதோ…#ABPNadusurvey | #MKStalin | #DMK | #TNGovt | #100DaysOfDMK | #CMOTamilNadu | @mkstalin | @arivalayam pic.twitter.com/mZQv6fLId3
— ABP Nadu (@abpnadu) August 25, 2021
To a question on how MK Stalin is handling the Opposition parties, 66.3 per cent people responded that the relations with Opposition parties are good while 21 per cent said that the relations are shaky. The survey also asked if the release of white paper was important ahead of the presentation of state budget. To the question, 60.9 per cent of the people said it was important while 21.3 per cent said it was not important. The last question was on the performance of MK Stalin through the “CM in my consituency” scheme, to which 45.2 per cent of the people said that the performance was excellent while 38.8 per cent said that it was not good.