With a 76% rating, PM Modi tops the list of the world's most adored leaders.
PM Modi gets 76% rating, tops list of most popular global leader
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most popular leader in the world, according to a survey by the US-based consulting firm Morning Consult, with an approval rating of 76%. The Indian prime minister's approval rating was more than 10 percentage points higher than that of the next-highest ranking leader on the list.
Following PM Modi were Presidents Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico (66%), Alain Berset of Switzerland (58%), and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil (49%).
Notably, with an approval rating of 40%, US President Joe Biden came in seventh place on the list—his highest ranking since March.
The information was gathered from a survey of 22 world leaders by the political intelligence research company.
With just 18% of the vote, PM Modi also has the lowest disapproval rating on the list, based on data gathered from September 6–12, 2023.
Regarding the disapproval ratings, Justin Trudeau of Canada has the highest among the top 10 leaders on the list at 58%. This is thought to be a result of Canada’s diplomatic fallout with India following the assassination of Khalistani terrorist Nijjar.
With an approval rating of 76% in Morning Consult’s September survey, Prime Minister Modi maintained his top spot as the most popular leader in the world. PM Modi had also been ranked #1 in earlier ratings.
With an approval rating of 76% in the April survey, the BJP leader surpassed his US and UK counterparts Rishi Sunak and Joe Biden to be dubbed the “most popular” leader.
With a 78% approval rating, PM Modi was ranked as the most popular leader in the world in February as well.
Recently, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which primarily credits Prime Minister Modi’s widespread popularity across the globe for its poll successes, won assembly elections in three of the four states: Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Chhattisgarh. The amazing achievement was dubbed “Modi Magic” by the BJP.
As he promoted Uttarakhand as a top investment destination on Friday, Prime Minister Modi stated that the public votes for a strong and stable administration.
An ambitious India is not interested in instability. In reference to the most recent assembly elections, in which his BJP won Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh, Modi stated, “Today, it wants a stable government.”