Friday, December 14, 2007

Details of IRI Poll - Musharraf's popularity at rock-bottom

Recently Musharraf challenged the media to ask the real people of Pakistan and asserted that he is popular in Pakistan.

The following video shows more:

The complete results of an IRI poll are available onlineat the following link:

Here is a summary:

* Most respondents (52%) belonged to middle class and earn between Rs.3,000 to Rs.10,000 per month.

* 76% oppose crackdown on lawyers & TV stations, and house arrest of Supreme Court judges

* 70% oppose state of emergency & ban on political rallies

* 66% feel emergency was imposed to save Musharraf's neck, instead of fighting terrorism


* 68% people worry about inflation & unemployment

* 68% feel Musharraf govt's performance has been poor

* 72% oppose Musharraf's re-election as President


* Overall, Benazir is most popular (31% support),followed by Nawaz Sharif (26% support).

* Benazir is widely popular in SINDH & BALUCHISTAN.

* Nawaz Sharif is leading popularity ratings in PUNJAB

* Nawaz Sharif also leads popularity ratings in NWFP, followed by Imran Khan.

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