wht is universal adult franchise ? wyy is it adopted in india??
Universal Adult Franchise means the extension of the right to vote to all adult citizens in a country. It means that the right to vote is equal for all regardless of race, sex, wealth, social status and religious identity.
Universal adult franchise is important because :
1. It establishes political equality among all the adults.
2. It ensures that all the people are having hands in the electing ruler and hence the government is democratic.