Story in numbers: What matters most in rural India

The charts here refer to the concerns of respondents in rural India


A recent survey by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) that attempted to understand the priorities of the government and match these with the kind of endorsement these got from voters explains why the government is worried on the issue of agricultural loans and how wrong some television anchors are. The mid-term survey -  270,000 respondents, all over the age of 18 in 527 Lok Sabha constituencies, was conducted from January to April to ascertain perception on specific issues and the performance of elected representatives on those.  The charts here refer to ...