#MoodOfAssam2023 | “Thoughts On Price Rise?"
As the Himanta Biswa Sarma-led government in Assam turns two years old, Pratidin Time along with Gauhati University carried out an extensive opinion poll named ‘Mood of Assam, 2023’ in which people of all demographics across the state put forward their views on the work undertaken in terms of all-round development of Assam.
For the sixth question, respondents were asked about their thoughts on "Price Rise".
The options provided for this question were - Excessive, Moderate, and No Rise.
The majority of the respondents (83. 91 per cent) feel that the price rise in the state has been excessive, while 13.04 per cent of voters feel that the price rise of essential commodities has been moderate in the state.
Meanwhile, a mere 2.95 per cent voters felt that there has been no price rise in the state.
Check the graphical representation below -
It may be noted that several people from different age groups participated in the survey.
18-35 – 53.9 %
51-60 – 4%
61+ - 2%
Out of the total respondents, 84 per cent were male and 16 per cent were female.
In addition, region-wise segregation is as follows –
Upper Assam – 24.4 %
Central Assam – 15.4 %
North Assam – 15.8 %
Lower Assam – 28.8 %
Barak & Hills – 4.6%
BTR – 7.6%
Kamrup (M) – 3.1 %
Here, we shall take you through the questions that were asked in the mega opinion poll and what the people of Assam have to say about the Chief Minister and his government.
Stay tuned for the next question.