Reserve Bank surveys show where the battle is during the elections

For a poll-bound country, the perception on employment and growth outlook are far more important The proportion of households that expect prices to rise faster are lower now than they were when the BJP came to power About 47.2% respondents feel that employment prospects have worsened Demonetization and GST have dented consumer sentiment NAVEEN KUMAR SAINI/MINT

Aparna Iyer

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) surveys provide a fair assessment of how the present government has done on inflation and employment. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government has for sure won the war on inflation. The credit, of course,...

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