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Gadkari meets Thackeray, seeks blessings

Last updated on: December 28, 2009 15:45 IST

Bharatiya Janata Party's newly appointed national president Nitin Gadkari on Monday paid a courtesy visit to saffron ally, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray at latter's residence in Mumbai.

Gadkari and Thackeray spoke for 15 minutes during the meeting. However, the details of the meeting are not known.
Gadkari told media that it was a courtesy visit and wanted to take blessings from Thackeray for his new innings as the party president.

Meanwhile, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha cheif Shibu Soren, who would be forming a Government in Jharkhand by taking support from BJP, would meet Gadkari in Mumbai.

Image: BJP chief Nitin Gadkari meets Shiv Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray at his residence in Mumbai.

Photograph: Sahil Salvi

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