The survey was conducted on 21st November across 252 parliamentary areas for Huffington Post India and Businessworld. In all, 1,212 respondents were surveyed. Respondents in rural and semi-urban areas were only slightly less enthusiastic.
Only 22% felt the implementation was fine. When asked the rate the quality of implementation, 63% felt it was good, 24% felt it was ok, 7% felt it was poor and 6% felt it was extremely bad.
Could it have been better, the implementation? 74% respondents agreed it could have been better.
When asked who was more hurt by demonetisation, the rich or poor, respondents were more divided. While 44% felt it was hurting the rich more than the poor, 36% felt otherwise. 16% felt it was hurting the rich and poor alike.
Yet, 70% respondents felt it would help the BJP in forthcoming polls. If the government were to buckle under opposition pressure and rollback demonetisation, 62% felt support for Modi would reduce.