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Journal of Contemporary Politics


Journal of Contemporary Politics

Year: 2022, Volume: 1, Issue: 2, Pages: 33-41

Original Article

Indian Perceptions of the US: A Study of Indian Surveys and Public Opinion

Received Date:18 October 2022, Accepted Date:10 December 2022, Published Date:28 December 2022


The Indian public has traditionally had very little say in the making of foreign policy. However, they do have views on foreign policy and the media and elites play an important role in influencing them. What do Indians think about the US, the most important power in the world and about the bilateral relations between New Delhi and Washington? Have the views of Indians on the US evolved over the years and what do Indians think about India’s future ties with the US? This article examines these questions and traces historically Indian views of the US and how they have evolved over the years. The article uses available data from opinion polls and studies based on opinion polls. A descriptive analytical approach is used for the study.


Keywords: Perception, Public opinion, USA, India, Survey


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