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.

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Universal Adult Franchice is a system of election in which all the citizens who have attained a particular age (in india it is 18 years)are given the right to vote irrespective of their caste,religion,creed.

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Many countries or regions implementing universal adult franchise adopt different electoral arrangements to cater for the needs of the different sectors of the community.

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