It found 36% respondents voting for the BJP and 22% for the Congress if general elections were held now. The BJP emerges the clear winner across all zones and gender.
The survey showed a major setback for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as his performance has been rated below average. Nearly 40% respondents hold him responsible for the poor economic situation. Across all zones except the south, Modi emerged as the clear choice for the position of Prime Minister.