Newly-appointed Maharashtra Congress president Balasaheb Thorat on Monday met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi at their home in New Delhi.
Mr Thorat was on Saturday appointed the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee president, replacing Ashok Chavan, who had resigned earlier this month.
Maharashtra goes to polls later this year.
Mr Thorat, 66, a farmers' leader from Maharashtra, has worked in the cooperative movement in the state and is a former minister.
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