Bhubaneswar: Naveen Patnaik, the Chief Minister of Odisha, has been adjudged as the Number. 1 Chief Minister in the country once again, a survey revealed today ahead of panchayat elections.
According to Mood of the Nation (MOTN) survey conducted by leading media conglomerate ‘India Today’, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has been voted as the most popular CM in home state with 71% votes followed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (69.9%) and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin (67.5%).
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was ranked as 4th best CM in home state with 61.8% votes followed by Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan (61.1%) and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with 57.9% votes.
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma secured 7th position with 56.6% votes and Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel was placed 8th most popular CM with 51.4% votes in the MOTN poll.
Last year, Naveen Patnaik was ranked as the best performing chief minister at the state level in India Today Group-Karvy Insights Mood of the Nation (MOTN) January 2021 poll.