Member of the Legislative Assembly (India)

Member of a State Legislature in India

A Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district (constituency) to the legislature of State government in the Indian system of government. From each constituency, the people elect one representative who then becomes a member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). Each state has between seven and nine MLAs for every Member of Parliament (MP) that it has in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of India's bicameral parliament. There are also members in three unicameral legislatures in Union Territories: the Delhi Legislative Assembly, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and the Puducherry Legislative Assembly. Only a Member of the Legislative Assembly can work as a minister for more than 6 months. If a non-Member of the Legislative Assembly becomes a Chief Minister or a minister, he must become an MLA within 6 months to continue in the job. Only a Member of the Legislative Assembly can become a Speaker of the Legislature.

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Rajasthan health minister Parsadi Lal Meena had said on Wednesday that MLAs who stayed with Congress during Sachin Pilot's revolt against CM Ashok Gehlot..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 19 hours ago

Bhagwant Mann accused the Congress of supporting BJP's "Operation Lotus" alleging that its MLAs ran away from discussion in the House.
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

Congress in-charge for Rajasthan Ajay Maken on Monday accused MLAs in the Ashok Gehlot camp of โ€œindisciplineโ€ and said their demand setting conditions for a..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

The sudden mass resignation of MLAs in Rajasthan weeks before the Congress national president polls has taken the party by surprise.
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

The call from MLAs to resign comes amid key Congress meet which is expected to name Sachin Pilot as Ashok Gehlot's successor as Rajasthan CM.
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

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