New Delhi, June 19: A matter of pride for India as beating the Joe Biden, Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson Prime Minister Narendra Modi continued to stand tall on the global podium, with approval ratings standing at 66 percent.
The survey conducted by American data intelligence firm ‘Morning Consult’ revealed that PM Modi is ahead of other world leaders of 13 countries including the US, the UK, Russia, Australia, Canada, Brazil, France and Germany.
According to the survey by the Morning Consult, which had a sample size of over 2,126 adults in India, Global Leader Approval Rating Tracker last updated on June 17, showed 66 percent approval for Modi while 28 percent disapproved for him. "MorningConsult, which tracks national ratings of the elected leaders of 13 countries, shows a 20-point slide over the past year in the proportion of Indians who approve of Modi. Yet at 66% in early June, he still outperforms all the rest," the firm tweeted.
The ‘Morning Consult’ regularly tracks approval ratings of world leaders. The second position was bagged by Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi (65%), followed by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (63%), Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (54%), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (53%), US President Joe Biden (53%), Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (48%), UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson (44%), South Korean President Moon Jae-In (37%), Spanish Spain Pedro Sánchez (36%), Brazilian President Jaire Bolsonaro (35%), French President Emmanuel Macron (35%) and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga (29%).
MorningConsult tracks national ratings of the elected leaders of 13 countries -- Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The firm collects data through its political intelligence unit. It tracks the approval rating on a weekly basis.
Among the global disapproval ratings, PM Modi stood at the second position from the bottom with a disapproval rating of 28 percent. With 27 percent, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has the least disapproval rating among all.