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Kerala minister invites K'taka Cong, JD(S) MLAs to 'God's Own Country' to avoid poaching

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananathapuram 

tonight invited and JD(S) MLAs from to "God's Own Country" to avoid "horse-traders", amid speculation that the newly-elected lawmakers may travel to Kochi to prevent any poaching bid.

The invitation followed that the and JD(S) MLAs were being moved to by bus after being denied permission by aviation regulator DGCA to use charter planes from an airport near

However, a said any DGCA permission is not required for charter operations within

"Heard frm diff sources that the elected representatives of K'taka are travelling to # As the of the state, we are happy to welcome them & aid them, there won't be any trouble of horse traders here! (sic)," tweeted from his unverified handle soon after reports surfaced about a possible Kerala shift of the MLAs.

Earlier on May 15 also the had made an amazing offer to the newly-elected MLAs facing the melee of a hung verdict -- unwind in "God's Own Country".

had made the offer on amid frantic efforts by the BJP, and JD(S) to cobble up the numbers to form a government.

"After the rough and tumble of the #KarnatakaVerdict, we invite all the MLAs to unwind at the safe and beautiful resorts of God's Own Country," tweeted with a 'Come Out And Play' hashtag.

The tweet was, however, taken down later.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 00:00 IST