What is Universal Adult Franchise? What values are reflected by it?
In our country, all the citizens aged 18 years and above have the right to vote irrespective of any discrimination on the basis of caste, religion, colour or gender. It is known as Universal Adult Franchise.
The values reflected by adopting Universal Adult Franchise is to treat everyone equally and to give equal opportunity to elect their representatives in the law-making process of the country. This also reflects the democratic form of government elected through general elections.