Q- Which section of our country’s population is eligible to vote?
Answer- In India which section of our country’s population is eligible to vote is decided through the principle of ‘Universal Adult Franchise’.
Universal Adult Franchise is very important principle of democratic elections without it the elections cannot be called as democratic. Universal Adult Franchise is a kind of fundamental right that states the citizens above 18 years of age have right to vote.
This means everyone has one value and each vote should have equal value. In India everyone one has right to vote and no one can restrict him from voting in election regardless of his/her caste, gender, religion e.t.c.
Only some criminals and people with an unsound mind has not given right to vote.