Bhubaneswar : According to a survey conducted by IANS-C voter, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is the most favoured CM in the country.
He enjoys a net approval rating of 82.96, followed by Bhupesh Baghel and Jagan Mohan Reddy. Right at the bottom are BJP chief ministers Manohar Lal Khattar of Haryana (4.47) and Trivendra Singh Rawat of Uttarakhand (17.72).
Mr. Naveen Pattnaik leads Biju Janta Dal(BJD) named after his charismatic father and iconic leader Biju Pattnaik.
A person who had zero knowledge about politics, including an inability to speak odia the official language of the state, he started his journey and remains a popular leader.
Ranking behind him is Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, belonging to the Congress. He has a score of 81.06. An aggressive politician, he led the Congress to victory, in the 2018 assembly polls.Pinarayi Vijayan, the CPI(M) strongman, who heads the Left Front Government in Kerala, has an approval rating of 80.28. YSR Congress leader and Andhra Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy enjoys an endorsement by 78.52. Uddhav Thackeray, heading the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress coalition government in Maharashtra, has the approval of 76.52.Janata Dal (United) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has reason to worry given his net rating of 30.84.