Chennai: Eleven dissident Karnataka BJP MLAs and a JDS MLA arrived here Saturday night by a chartered flight from Goa.
Former Karnataka Chief and JDS leader Kumaraswamy would arrive here by a special flight from Bangalore later tonight and all of them were expected to proceed to a beach resort near Mahabalipuram, 50 km from here, police said.
Some MLAs had been served showcause notices by Karnataka Assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah under the anti-defection law and asked to reply before 5 pm tomorrow.
The sources said they might leave for Bangalore by tomorrow afternoon.
Police sources did not disclose the names.