PM Modi Tops Global Leader Ratings; Joe Biden, Justin Trudeau Far Behind

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has the highest approval rating among world leaders, according to a survey conducted by Morning Consult, a United States-based data intelligence company. Prime Minister Shri Modi has an approval rating of a whopping 78%, and leads the list where only three other leaders out of 22 big nations have an approval rating of over 50%, as per the survey.

According to the survey, PM Shri Modi’s (78%) rating trumps those of other leaders such as Alain Berset, the President of Switzerland (62%), Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the President of Mexico (62%) and Anthony Albanese, the Prime Minister of Australia (53%). Only 4 leaders have got more than 50% rating.

‘You are too popular: Joe Biden’

The ratings came days before United States President Joe Biden told Prime Minister Shri Modi that he was ‘too popular’. “You are demonstrating that democracies matter. You are causing me a real problem. Next month we will have dinner for you in Washington. Everyone in the whole country wants to come. I have run out of tickets. You think I am kidding. Ask my team. I am getting phone calls from people I have never heard of before. Everyone from movie actors to relatives. You are too popular,” and “I should take your autograph.” Biden said.