Kejriwal-led AAP gets 68 per cent approval rating in Delhi ahead of all-important polls


Ahead of the all-important Delhi Assembly Elections 2020, the ruling Aam Admi Party (AAP) has got a 68 per cent approval ratings, as per LocalCircles. As per the survey conducted more than two-thirds of the citizens of the national capital were satisfied by the performance of the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government.

LocalCircles found that 49 per cent of Delhi citizens gave thumbs up to the five-year performance of Delhi government. Another 19 per cent termed AAP’s five-year performance as average, which takes the approval rate to 68 per cent. Only 30 per cent rated the performance as poor or worse.

LocalCircles conducted a large survey, in which it asked Delhiites about the performance of the AAP government in the past five years. The 11-poll survey received more than 1,10,000 responses from citizens living in various parts of Delhi.

Overall, considering all areas like water, power, health, anti-corruption, ease of doing business, air quality, public transportation etc., 21 per cent rated the performance of the Delhi government as excellent, 12 per cent as very good, 16 per cent as good, 19 per cent as average, 18 per cent as poor and 12 per cent as very poor, the survey said.

When compared to last year, people saying Delhi government exceeded their expectations saw a meteoric rise from 6 per cent to 49 per cent this year, while people calling the performance below expectations reduced from 63 per cent last year to 30 per cent this year.

Overall, 68 per cent citizens this year have been ‘okay’ or ‘happy’ with the works done by the Delhi government, LocalCircles said.