Narendra Modi’s popularity knows no bounds, particular when it comes to challenging or disastrous situations. In year 2020, when the world struggled to cope up with Covid-19 pandemic, PM Modi’s strong and laudable leadership helped the nation steer through Covid crisis.

During novel Coronavirus pandemic, PM Modi’s popularity propelled to new highs and no other global leader reached anywhere near to him. The revelation comes by US-based research firm Morning Consult, which tracked approval rating of leaders in several countries. In its analysis, the firm showed that Narendra Modi got a net approval rating of 55, a feat which no other world leader come close to.

The closest rival to PM Modi in terms of approval ratings was Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador followed by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. As of December 22, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador scored just 29, ahead of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who got 27.

Morning consult political intelligence survey tracked the approval ratings of leaders in 13 countries (Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, Spain, The United Kingdom, The United States).

Approval ratings are based on a seven-day moving average of adult residents in each country, and samples sizes vary by country. The global survey agency offers real-time insight into the shifting political dynamics across the globe.