In a major political development, several Congress MLAs are reported to have gathered in the Goa Legislative Assembly complex at Porvorim apparently to join BJP.
There is no clarity yet on how many Congress MLAs are inside the assembly complex.
There are also speculations about Chief Minister Pramod Sawant being present with the Congress MLAs inside the assembly complex where media has ebeen barred from entering.
Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly Ramesh Tawadkar is in Delhi and likely to arrive in Goa today evening.
Congress dissident group needs minimum 8 MLAs to switch over to BJP without attracting anti-defection provisions.