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Watch | ‘Rich-Poor Issue, Not Just Caste, Is Driving Karnataka Election’: Yogendra Yadav

The Wire's Taniya Roy discusses a pre-poll survey conducted by the Kannada outlet Eedina which says that Congress appears to be headed for a clear and comfortable majority in the assembly elections.

A pre-poll survey conducted by the Kannada outlet Eedina says that Congress appears to be headed for a clear and comfortable majority, much beyond the 113-seat mark, in the forthcoming Karnataka assembly elections. In an interview with The Wire, Vasu H.V., coordinator of the Eedina survey, said, “Corruption and incompetence are the main reasons for which the BJP is being thrown out if the opinion polls come true.”

Yogendra Yadav, psephologist and political scientist, concurred. He explained how class issues are more important than caste in this election.

Watch the video for complete details about the survey, and Yadav’s analysis.