The full form of MLA is a Member of the Legislative Assembly. The members are elected by the voters of a constituency. They have various responsibilities depending on their positions. For example, MLAs can have more than one responsibility, and they can be a cabinet minister and a CM. Every state has nearly 5-9 MLAs under an MP (Member of Parliament) in India.
MLA Full-Form | Member of the Legislative Assembly
Let us look into other things related to MLA, and not just the full form of MLA.
What are the Criteria for Becoming an MLA?
There are a few criteria that need to be met in order for someone of becoming a member of the legislative assembly (MLA),
- The person must be mentally stable.
- The person has to be an active voter of any of the constituencies across the country.
- The person must be 25 years or above
- The person needs to be a citizen
What are the Powers of an MLA?
MLAs have various powers. Let us look into each of these,
- Legislative Powers
- Financial powers
- Executive Powers
- Electrol Powers
What are the Various Responsibilities of an MLA?
An MLA has various responsibilities towards its constituency, state, and country. Let us look into them,
- An MLA must use the Local Area Development (LAD) funds to develop his constituency well.
- An MLA is responsible for representing the people’s grievances and aspirations and takes it up to the state government.
- An MLA is supposed to take the local issues up to the state government and find solutions.
- An MLA is supposed to use the legislative tools to benefit his constituency members
MLAs play a very important role in the functioning of the country. Their active contribution can help the country grow. We must have MLAs interested and have the will to make a positive change.