10 jokes on the Narendra Modi app demonetisation survey that are winning the Internet

Many on social media pointed out that the options to choose from given in the survey had no option to disagree with the statement.

By: Trends Desk | Published: November 24, 2016 8:15 pm
The jokes on Narendra Modi app's survey are hilarious The jokes on Narendra Modi app’s survey are hilarious

On November 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked people to participate in a survey to gauge the mood of Indian citizens after his demonetisation move. “I want your first-hand view on the decision taken regarding currency notes. Take part in the survey on the NM App,” he tweeted. A day later, he shared the results. After 500,000 responses from 2,000 locations across the country, the result said that over 90 per cent people were in favour of the move and believed that black money exists in India, that the menace needs to be eliminated and the government’s move to tackle the issue is good.

But many on social media pointed out that the options to choose from given in the survey had no option to disagree with the statement. And that is what became a talking point on the Internet. In fact, the credibility of the survey was even questioned by the Opposition. “We should focus on who would be the respondents, some urban-centric people who have known PM Modi and voted for him. I completely disagree with this. Secondly, the kind of questions asked. There was no ‘disagree’ option and rural people have not participated in this survey,” said Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi.

According to the app results, 43 per cent people replied that they did not “mind the inconvenience faced in our fight to curb corruption, black money, terrorism and counterfeiting of currency” while 48 per cent said it bothered them somewhat but that it was worth it. There was no other option.

In the meantime, some Netizens took the aid of humour to express their view on the app and its results.

namo-survey Source: Facebook/ Beef Janata Party

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    Ms. Leela
    Jan 18, 2017 at 10:35 am
    Sarkar ka notebandi ka decision bilkul sahi hain . Notebandi ka jab janta virod nahi kar rahi toh vipaksh iska virod kyo karta hain aur bakar mai hangama karta hain
    1. L
      Nov 24, 2016 at 7:54 pm
      Finance minister is ready for discussion on demonatization only if you agree to the polls of NM app stats
      1. R
        Nov 25, 2016 at 5:11 am
        @Indian Express, please be shameful when w India is uniting and trying to fight against black money. Journalists like you are trying to divide people and creating chaos. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Shame on you Indian Express...
        1. A
          Nov 25, 2016 at 5:35 pm
          Demonitisation, a good move. May continue till the goal is achieved for prosperous India.
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            Ajay Gupta
            Dec 30, 2016 at 6:19 am
            Actually - PM is very much aware the mood of the people. By demonetization, he got good appreciation but still he is having 3 years. If result not come, then full majority making govt. not possible by BJP. lt;br/gt;Farmers, Labor, Daily wages workers, small scale industry, rediwala, thelawala, suffered lots due to the decision of demonetization.lt;br/gt;Gap in poor vs rich until and unless not in balance. no effect will come.
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