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Karnataka crisis: BJP MLAs flown to Chennai

January 21, 2006 11:44 IST

Bharatiya Janata Partyflew itsKarnataka legislators down to Chennai late Friday night fearing horse trading in the wake ofGovernor T N Chaturvedi setting January 27 as deadline for Chief Minister N Dharam Singh to prove his strength on the floor of the assembly.

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Party sources said about 65 legislators, who arrived by a chartered flight from Bangalore, have checked-in at Hotel Accord Metropolitan in the T Nagar area of the city. They are likely to be in Chennai for a couple of days, the source added.

The legislators had earlier been lodged in a resort on the outskirts of Chennai.

Meanwhile, reports said rebel Janata Dal Secular legislatorsled bythe party'sWorking President H D Kumaraswamy, whowalked out of the coalition and forged analliance with the BJP to stake claim to form the government,were also being shifted out to Goa.


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