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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 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 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 job. Only a Member of the Legislative Assembly can become Speaker of the Legislature.

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COVID: Lalu Yadav asks RJD MLAs to help the needy in their constituencies [Video]

COVID: Lalu Yadav asks RJD MLAs to help the needy in their constituencies

Former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav chaired a virtual meeting with party MLAs on May 9 and discussed the COVID situation in the state. He also asked..

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Delhi govt ministers, MLAs involved in black-marketing of medicines, oxygen: Adesh Gupta [Video]

Delhi govt ministers, MLAs involved in black-marketing of medicines, oxygen: Adesh Gupta

Hitting out at the Arvind Kejriwal government amid COVID crisis, Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta said when BJP and RSS are helping people during oxygen shortage, Delhi government and MLAs are involved..

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BJP MLA suggests 'cow urine' to defeat COVID, drinks it on camera [Video]

BJP MLA suggests 'cow urine' to defeat COVID, drinks it on camera

BJP MLA in Uttar Pradesh's Bairia, Surendra Singh, suggested people to drink 'gaumutra' (cow urine) to defeat COVID-19. While demonstrating on camera, Surendra Singh said that drinking 5 caps of..

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Bihar former MLA organises dance programme, COVID norms flouted [Video]

Bihar former MLA organises dance programme, COVID norms flouted

As the country is struggling with the second wave of coronavirus, Bihar former MLA Munna Shukla organised a dance programme in Lalganj on April 23. Despite the night curfew imposed by the state..

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Devendra Fadnavis faces heat over Remdesivir row, Shiv Sena MLA's comments spark row| Oneindia News [Video]

Devendra Fadnavis faces heat over Remdesivir row, Shiv Sena MLA's comments spark row| Oneindia News

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced that Delhi will be under a six-day lockdown from 10 pm tonight to 5 am on Monday. Hit by the second Covid wave, India recorded 2,73,810 fresh infections..

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