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.
The third question of the second day of the mega opinion poll is “Who has been the best Chief Minister of Assam?”
The options of the question were Tarun Gogoi, Sarbananda Sonowal, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Hiteswar Saikia and Prafulla Kumar Mahanta.
38.62 percent people voted for Tarun Gogoi, 22.2 percent voted for Sarbananda Sonowal, 29.6 percent choose Himanta Biswa Sarma, 7.01 percent choose Hiteswar Saikia and 2.56 percent opted for Prafulla Kumar Mahanta.
Here is a graphical representation of the responses we received on this question:
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 %
Over the next two days, 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.