Jharkhand dissident MLAs herded in Kerala resort
According to sources, the MLAs included some of the dissidents who had withdrawn support to the government.india Updated: Sep 09, 2006 18:34 IST
Ahead of the trial strength by Arjun Munda government in the Assembly, a group of MLAs from Jharkhand were on Saturday put up at a private resort in Alappuzha in Kerala.
According to sources, the MLAs included some of the dissidents who had withdrawn support to the NDA government.
The resort authorities, however, refused to disclose the number and the names of the MLAs. They were kept out of bounds for the media and the public.
The group, which included some of the supporters of the MLAs, arrived via Kochi on Friday, sources added.
Two of them had, however, left the place on Friday evening.
The special Assembly session in Ranchi would begin on September 14 to take up the trust vote. The BJP-led government had plunged into a crisis after four ministers resigned from the cabinet and withdrew their support on September 5.
First Published: Sep 09, 2006 18:34 IST