Bhopal, Feb 11 (UNI) In a year's span, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has ascended to sixth place from 14th in popularity on the basis of people-centric welfare and development programmes, according to a survey.
In the '14th Mood of the Nation Poll' survey conducted by India Today-Nelson-ORG-MARG, 53 per cent respondents placed Mr Chouhan's performance in the categories of 'best' and 'good'. Two per cent placed Mr Chouhan in the 'poor' category. He stands third in popularity among chief ministers of Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states, a release said here today.
The survey's result was published in the latest issue of 'India Today'. It was conducted, with elections in view, to assess the best chief ministers in the country on the basis of performance.
Those below Mr Chouhan are Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia, Tamil Nadu's M Karunanidhi, Orissa's Naveen Patnaik, Maharashtra's Vilasrao Deshmukh, Chhattisgarh's Raman Singh, Karnataka's H D Kumaraswamy, Kerala's V S Achyutanandan, Delhi's Sheila Dixit, Assam's Tarun Gogoi, West Bengal's Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, Uttar Pradesh's Mayawati and Haryana's B S Hooda, the release added.
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