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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 onerepresentative 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 by nihal singh Puducherry Legislative Assembly.

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Watch: Supporters of Sachin Pilot welcome him as he returns to Jaipur [Video]

Watch: Supporters of Sachin Pilot welcome him as he returns to Jaipur

Sachin Pilot arrived in Jaipur on August 11, a day after his interaction with top Congress leadership. Supporters raised slogans and welcomed him, as he returned to Jaipur. He met Rahul Gandhi and..

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Rajasthan BJP postpones legislature party meeting, MLAs to meet after Janmashtami [Video]

Rajasthan BJP postpones legislature party meeting, MLAs to meet after Janmashtami

While speaking to ANI in Jaipur on August 11, BJP Rajasthan president Satish Poonia spoke on current political crisis in Rajasthan. He said, "We had called for a legislature party meeting today. As..

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Rajasthan Speaker's video with CM's son goes viral, BJP demands his resignation [Video]

Rajasthan Speaker's video with CM's son goes viral, BJP demands his resignation

The BJP is gunning for the resignation of the Rajasthan Speaker after a video of him discussing the political situation in the state went viral. In the video, which cannot be independently verified by..

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'Unhappy MLAs should attend assembly session': Gehlot to rebel legislators [Video]

'Unhappy MLAs should attend assembly session': Gehlot to rebel legislators

Expressing confidence that his government will complete its full term, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said 'unhappy MLAs' should attend the assembly session as they have been elected..

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'I want unhappy MLAs to attend assembly session': CM Gehlot [Video]

'I want unhappy MLAs to attend assembly session': CM Gehlot

The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot said that he still wants their unhappy Members of Legislature Assembly (MLAs) back. "I still want that those unhappy MLAs should attend the assembly..

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'Working on party supremo directions': Rajasthan BSP chief on whip to MLAs to vote against Congress in floor test [Video]

'Working on party supremo directions': Rajasthan BSP chief on whip to MLAs to vote against Congress in floor test

While speaking to ANI in Jaipur on July 27, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president of Rajasthan, Bhagwan Singh Baba spoke on party's whip to all its six MLAs in the state. He said, "The six MLAs had..

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Rajasthan crisis: BSP issues whip, directs its 6 MLAs to vote against Congress in Assembly session [Video]

Rajasthan crisis: BSP issues whip, directs its 6 MLAs to vote against Congress in Assembly session

As the political crisis in Rajasthan deepens, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on July 26 has issued a whip to its 6 MLAs directing them to vote against Congress in any "No Confidence Motion" or any..

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CM Yogi meets members of Ram temple trust in Ayodhya [Video]

CM Yogi meets members of Ram temple trust in Ayodhya

Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath also held a meeting with Ayodhya MP, MLAs and members of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust and local administration July 25. Prime Minister..

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Rajasthan political crisis: High Court made Centre a party in the case [Video]

Rajasthan political crisis: High Court made Centre a party in the case

The Rajasthan High Court has made Centre a party in the case against Congress, in the petition filed by Sachin Pilot and MLAs against disqualification notice. "Additional Solicitor General (ASG) will..

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PM Modi lays foundation stone for Manipur Water Supply Project [Video]

PM Modi lays foundation stone for Manipur Water Supply Project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 23 laid the foundation stone for Manipur Water Supply Project via video conferencing. Centre has provided funds for the project under Jal Jeevan Mission to Manipur..

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'Total failure of AAP', Congress accuses Delhi govt over Anna Nagar building collapse [Video]

'Total failure of AAP', Congress accuses Delhi govt over Anna Nagar building collapse

Congress blamed Aap Aadmi Party (AAP) government over Anna Nagar incident where an entire house building collapsed following the rainfall. Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee, Anil Chaudhary said,..

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Body found under waterlogged Minto Bridge, North Delhi Mayor calls Delhi govt 'irresponsible' [Video]

Body found under waterlogged Minto Bridge, North Delhi Mayor calls Delhi govt 'irresponsible'

A body was found near waterlogged road under Minto Bridge on July 19. North Delhi Mayor, Jai Prakash asked the state government to take the responsibility of the incident. She said, "Where is Delhi..

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Rajasthan politics crisis: 'CM Gehlot agreed to fulfil our demands', says BTP MLA after giving support [Video]

Rajasthan politics crisis: 'CM Gehlot agreed to fulfil our demands', says BTP MLA after giving support

The Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP) Member of Legislative Assembly from Chorasi constituency in Dungarpur, Rajkumar Roat said that he gave his support to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot after his demands were..

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Rajasthan political crisis: Anti Corruption Bureau files FIR on Mahesh Joshi's complaint over viral audio clips [Video]

Rajasthan political crisis: Anti Corruption Bureau files FIR on Mahesh Joshi's complaint over viral audio clips

The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Rajasthan, filed an FIR on the complaint of Rajasthan Congress Chief Whip, Mahesh Joshi over viral audio clips case. "Mahesh Joshi had filed a complaint on June 10..

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Free our 19 MLAs, they will return to Congress: Rajasthan Health Minister [Video]

Free our 19 MLAs, they will return to Congress: Rajasthan Health Minister

Rajasthan Cabinet Minister of Medical and Health Raghu Sharma on July 18 lambasted at BJP over 'MLAs poaching and horse trading'. He said, "I challenge BJP to free the 19 MLAs, they will return to..

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Sachin Pilot has been invited thrice: Surjewala [Video]

Sachin Pilot has been invited thrice: Surjewala

While addressing a joint press conference in Rajasthan's Jaipur on July 17, the member of Congress Working Committee (CWC), Randeep Singh Surjewala about inviting Sachin Pilot back said, "Around thrice..

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First time since Rajasthan crisis began, hints of a truce

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