Which amendment of the Constitution Lowered the Voting age from 21 years to 18 years?

  1. 61st Amendment
  2. 60th Amendment
  3. 63rd Amendment
  4. 64th Amendment
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 15th November 2015 in Constitution of India.
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    61st Amendment

    61st Amendment of the Constitution lowered the Voting age from 21 years to 18 years. 61st Amendment is also known as The Constitution Act, 1988, lowered the voting age of election to the Lok sabha and to the Legislative Assemblies of States from 21 years to 18 years.

    The full information is given in Article 326 of Indian Constitution which is given below. According to Article 326 of Indian Constitution, 
    Elections to the House of the People and to the Legislative Assemblies of States to be on the basis of adult suffrage The elections to the House of the People and to the Legislative Assembly of every State shall be on the basis of adult suffrage; but is to say, every person who is a citizen of India and who is not less than twenty-one years of age on such date as may be fixed in that behalf by or under any law made by the appropriate legislature and is not otherwise disqualified under this constitution or any law made by the appropriate Legislature on the ground of non-residence, unsoundness of mind, crime or corrupt or illegal practice, shall be entitled to be registered as a voter at any such election

    Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 15th November 2015.
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