K`taka: 11 dissident BJP MLAs, JDS MLA in Chennai

Some MLAs had been served showcause notices by Karnataka Assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah.

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.

PTI

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