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Karnataka BJP MLAs camped in Delhi to escape 'Congress poaching'

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

BJP has camped all 104 party MLAs in Gurugram in along with its state unit chief BS Yeddyurappa, fearing poaching by the and the JD-Secular

The charges of horse-trading were triggered after three MLAs visited earlier on Monday, reportedly along with some BJP MLAs. This was followed by the alleging that the BJP was trying to poach the ruling party's MLAs to destabilise the JDS-Congress alliance government in

Refuting the charges, BJP's told here: "There is no truth in all these rumours. is himself trying his level best to contact our MLAs, by offering ministership and money. That is why we are together here (in the NCR). We are not in touch with any of their MLAs. We are only focused on keeping our MLAs energised. We will stay here for one or two days."

further said: "It is the responsibility of the Congress-JDS to keep their MLAs together and "our party has nothing to do with three Congress MLAs going to "

"We are not interested in forming the government at all. They have an absolute majority. If they lose the majority, we will try our best to form the government," said.

Speaking to earlier in the day in Bengaluru, HD accused of fabricating stories, adding that there is no need for the Congress-JDS alliance to poach on any party's lawmakers.

"Yeddyurappa is manufacturing stories. It is not necessary for me to poach the MLAs of BJP. I have sufficient numbers of MLA to run the government," said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 21:05 IST
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