Lockdown impact: Rural survey paints a grim picture2 min read . Updated: 10 Aug 2020, 03:13 PM IST
- Overwhelming support for Modi government in rural India despite lack of day jobs and money crunch, finds Gaon Connection-CSDS survey
New Delhi: Borrowing money to run households; wage work coming to a standstill; farmers unable to sell their harvest on time and at a fair price; a drop in income for most families; yet, an overwhelming support for Narendra Modi-led federal government’s management of the covid-19 crisis. These are some of the major findings of a survey of 25,300 respondents from 23 states and union territories on the impact of the stringent lockdown in rural India, enforced to control the spread of covid-19 infections.
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