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Our constitution provides adult and universal franchise to all citizens.
Consider the following statements:


A
Citizen who is above 18 years has a Voting Right without any discrimination
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61st constitutional amendment 1989reduced the age of voting eligibility from 21 years to 18 years.
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C
India was the first country which provided Universal male suffrage.
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The correct option is B Citizen who is above 18 years has a Voting Right without any discrimination
Universal Franchise: Our constitution provides adult and universal franchise to all citizens. Every citizen who is above 18 years has a Voting Right without any discrimination. 61st constitutional amendment 1989 reduced the age of voting eligibility from 21 years to 18 years. Another term used for universal franchise is “common suffrage”.
France was the first country which provided Universal male suffrage in 1792, for the National Convention, enacted by law in 1793.

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