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