New Delhi: Union Minister Amit Shah was ranked third favourite of voters favouring BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), says IANS-CVoter Survey.
Despite scoring 7.79 from NDA voters in the list of 16 ministers, Amit Sha was placed at the bottom of the list, ranking 15, by the Opposition voters.
The survey was conducted at the completion of eight years of the NDA government headed by Prime Minister Modi.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is the top performing minister scoring 8.36, followed by Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari with 8.07.
Surprisingly, the opposition voters gave Shah a score of 5.53, followed by Gadkari with 6.81.
None of the social groups surveyed including SC/ST, Muslim, Christians, Sikhs, and UCH ranked Shah in the top three slot.
However, the OBC group ranked him at number three with a score of 7.16, below Rajnath Singh, who is ranked one with score of 8.05, and Gadkari, ranked second with a score of 7.70.
Youth between 18-24 years of age and those aged above 55 have not ranked Shah in top three.
People who have completed graduation and non-formal education have not ranked the Union Home Minister in the top three based on the latter's performance.
In the land-owning farmer group, Shah has been ranked third with a score of 6.98, below Rajnath Singh, who holds the top spot with a score of 7.73, and Gadkari follows second with 7.43.
Surprisingly, Shah does not feature in the top three slots in the housewife group, landless agricultural labour group, and also in the government service and private sector groups.
Similarly, in the income group Shah has not been ranked in the top three slots among families having income less than Rs 3,000, families having income Rs 20,000 to 50,000, and also families having income of Rs 1 lakh.
Rajnath Singh and Gadkari have been ranked in the top three across various groups included in the survey.
Source: IANS with minor editing