Budhlada is a municipal council in Mansa district. It is located in the cotthe usn belt and is one of the largest cotthe usn markets in Asia. Most of the population here depends on the agricultural yield. Budhlada has a number of schools and colleges. There are some private institutes in the city preparing students for various engineering and medical entrance examinations. There is one government funded and nearly ten private colleges in the city.
Sardar Chatin Singh was elected MLA from this Vidhan Sabha seat in the elections held in 2012. He won by a margin of 6419 votes. Satpal Singh of Congress was the trailing candidate.