The Full form of MLA is Member of Legislative Assembly. MLA is a representative elected by the voters of a constituency to the legislature of the State government in India. Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) are elected by the people. In India, there may be 4 to 9 MLAs in each state for every Member of Parliament (MP) that it has in the Lok Sabha. MLA’s have different responsibilities according to their positions, some have more than one responsibility. For example, being an MLA he can be a cabinet minister and CM also. There are some basic criteria for becoming a Member of Legislative Assembly such as a candidate must be an Indian citizen and must not be less than 25 years of age, he must be a voter of any constituency and he should not be a mad or insolvent. The responsibilities of an MLA include i.e. representing the people’s grievances and aspirations and taking them with state government, to raise the local issues of his constituency in front of state government, to make the optimum use of local area development (LAD) fund to develop his constituency etc.